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Numbers: New YearÔÇÖs Eve is a Secular Celebration

The weekly column on demographics and secularism
by Jordan Auburn and Johnny Monsarrat

Just like Christmas,┬á New Year’s Day is also a Winter Solstice event to celebrate┬áhope for the future, but it has little to do with religion. An┬áAssociated Press poll taken […]

Recording of the SPI International Call — November 5, 2015

About the International Coalition Calls
Every first Thursday of the month, the Secular Policy Institute holds an international coordinating call for its 300 members to discuss the future of the secular movement.
Call for November 5, 2015
Here’s the latest recording of the […]

Video: Berlin Church Holds Star Wars-Themed Mass

Star Wars fans flocked to a church in Berlin Sunday for a special service themed around the sci-fi film. See the video.

Coalition: Videos from SPI Coalition Members

SPI Coalition members bring you videos for the holiday break, too!

Fellows: Two SPI Fellows, Four Videos

A C Grayling is Master of the New College of the Humanities, and a Supernumerary Fellow of St. AnneÔÇÖs College, Oxford. Elizabeth Loftus is a cognitive psychologist and expert on human memory.

Numbers: How Xmas is Changing

This week weÔÇÖre going to look at the different attitudes the American public hold towards Christmas.

Policy: Merry Hitchmas

The weekly report on global politics and secularism
by Edwina Rogers
Remembering Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, the secular leader, award-winning author, and world-class debater, died in the month of December, so every Christmastime it’s nice to remember him. It’s a time of year […]

Policy: Discrimination Approved at Religious Colleges

Religious Universities Got a License to Discriminate?
More than 25 religious colleges in the US┬áreceived permission to┬ádiscriminate┬áin housing, staffing, and enrollment┬áagainst students who are transgender, gender non-conforming, gay, or women who are pregnant, have had an abortion, or had sex outside […]

How Secular France is Giving Faith a Voice in the Planet’s Future

THE political masters of the world are gathering in a Paris traumatised by terror to consider another sort of emergency, climate change; and they are not, of course, starting from scratch. As always happens with summits, there have been months […]

Coalition: Atheist Alliance International’s Members

SPI Coalition member Rationalist International has announced the Rationalist International Conference to take place April 23-24, 2016 in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. This will be the first major international secular event in the Baltic countries.

The SPI Coalition member Atheist […]

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