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The Humanist is the award-winning bimonthly print magazine published by the American Humanist Association. Founded in 1927 as the New Humanist magazine, it became the Humanist in 1941 under the editorship of Edwin H. Wilson. With a distinguished cadre of writers covering everything from science and religion to media and technology to politics and popular culture, the Humanist continues to challenge readers with insightful ethical critique and commentary on the central issues of our time. Prominent writers have included Christopher Hitchens, Gloria Steinem, Ralph Nader, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Dawkins, and others.
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