THE ISSUE AT HAND

Confirmed: Bill Nye is our kind of guy. A science guy. An ethics guy. A wildly entertaining kind of guy (both comically and intellectually). Accepting the 2010 Humanist of the Year award at the 69th... Read More

The color of humanism

Adapted from the blog Black Female Skeptics Network It was another Easter and my family had all descended upon my grandmother’s tiny North Carolina house for our annual gathering. As we all sat together on... Read More

Questions for Door Knockers

They’ve searched for you. They’ve come to your door and knocked. Oh, you might not have answered. Maybe you hid in your bedroom, or peaked through the curtains, but they came nonetheless. You’ve seen them... Read More

Square One near Ground Zero

An earlier version of this article referred to the Cordoba House Initiative’s planned Islamic community center (also called Park51) in lower Manhattan as a mosque. In late July the controversy surrounding the construction of the... Read More