SPI Fellow David Sloan Wilson, the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and President of the Evolution Institute, will present a lecture at George Mason University at F.A. the Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Hosted […]
The weekly report on the SPI coalition
by Johnny Monsarrat
This week we focus on SPI coalition group The 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 […]
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.
The weekly report on the statistics of secularism
by Jordan Auburn
In the American system there are only two main political parties, the Democratics and the Republicans, and each will need to choose a single candidate for the 2016 US presidential election. This […]
The weekly report on politics and secularism
by Edwina Rogers
New SPI Chat List for Secular Leaders
Every month, we host an international coordinating phone call for secular leaders, to drive the secular movement and coordinate. Now we want to take it to […]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is once again raising eyebrows, most recently by claiming the Constitution does not require the government to be neutral on religious matters. According to the Associated Press, Scalia also said that the United States has […]
Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, a major inquiry into the place of religion in modern society has concluded, provoking a furious backlash from ministers and the Church of England.
A two-year […]
The SPI Coalition has 10 members in Australia, enjoying the warm “winter” weather down under. Here’s an introduction!
Atheist Foundation of Australia apparently has a mascot, Atheist Cat, looks forward to seeing Sam Harris live in January, has a PDF magazine for […]
The weekly report on global politics and secularism
by Johnny Monsarrat
It’s been a good year for the secular movement and strong for the Secular Policy Institute as well. In its inaugural year, the SPI:
Grew to be a 300-member secular group coalition
Grew to be […]