BLASPHEMY! The word is almost onomatopoeic in the sense that all anyone has to do in order to claim a sacred offense is cry it out loud. But what happens when the authorities start to... Read More

HOWARD ZINN (1922-2010)

The following statements were made by Howard Zinn at a symposium sponsored by the Humanist at the Ethical Society of Boston on April 10, 1970, on the growing polarization between liberals and radicals. It’s easy... Read More

No Agenda? A Humanist View of Justice Scalia

With the death Saturday of the conservative lion of the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia, we revisit David Niose's analysis of his jurisprudence and Joan Biskupic's 2009 biography, American Original: The Life and Constitution of... Read More