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Coalition: Secular Schools Around the World

The weekly report on the SPI Coalition members.

SPI Fellows Who Run Organizations: Kurdistan and Florida

Too many of the SPI Fellows to list have founded or take an executive role in an intellectual or political organization. Here are two, with more to be featured in future articles!

Dr. Salih (left) doing field work
SPI Fellow Sarbagh Salih is┬áthe founder […]

Policy: SPI Advocates the Environment to the US Congress

The weekly report on government and secularism
by Edwina Rogers
SPI World Future Guide Advocates for the Environment
This week the Secular Policy Institute sent the SPI World Future Guide 2016 to all staff of the US Congress, with a focus on the […]

The Millennial Generation: Leading The Secular Way

It is now widely understood that global religiosity is declining. But which demographic is driving this demonstrable decay, and which factors are contributing to it? A recent Pew Research study demonstrated the momentous impact the millennial generation (those born from […]

The Taboo Of Atheism In Egypt

When I started writing this article, one idea dominated my thoughts: ÔÇ£I donÔÇÖt want to be sent to prison.ÔÇØ Then I thought, religious tolerance doesnÔÇÖt punish reporting about the taboo of atheism in the Egyptian society. Acknowledging the rights of […]

Coalition: A Variety of Secular Opportunities

The┬áSPI coalition is the world’s largest association of secular groups, and comes with the variety that you might expect! This week’s groups are centered around a country, a minority group, and a famous thinker. Explore and see what inspires you […]

Fellows: Live and On Stage in 2016

SPI Fellow David Sloan Wilson, the┬áSUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and President of the Evolution Institute, will present a lecture┬áat┬áGeorge Mason University at┬áF.A. the Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Hosted […]

Coalition: The Tree of Knowledge and Thomas Paine Day

The weekly report on the SPI coalition
by Johnny Monsarrat

This week we focus on SPI coalition┬ágroup┬áThe Freethought Society, a major national secular group in the United States led by Margaret Downey. The group runs an amazing array of activities, including free […]

Fellows: Evolutionary Theory in Democracy and the Weak Spot of ISIS

How do women's rights affect a developing country's transition to democracy? How can ISIS be defeated? The SPI fellows have the answers in this week's report.

Iowa and New Hampshire: The Influence of the Secular Vote

The weekly report on the statistics of secularism
by Jordan Auburn

In the American system there are only two main political parties,┬áthe Democratics and the Republicans, and each will need to choose a single candidate for the 2016 US presidential election. This […]

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