Mexico’s Muxes: Body and Politics

Spanish is a grammatically gendered language non-native to the lands that its country of origin colonized, including the Caribbean and South America. Colonialist Catholicism reshaped many Indigenous cultures, including applying the more rigid and westernized... Read More

Imagine No Corruption

Musings on the Trump-Nixon connection on John Lennon’s 79th birthday John Lennon—beloved by so many, and particularly by humanists for his song "Imagine"—would have turned seventy-nine today. A year after his eponymously titled album came... Read More

Achieving Democracy

Americans today are thwarted on many fronts from achieving true democracy for all. Paramount are questions about the behavior of the commander in chief, whose actions threaten our very democracy and the very rule of... Read More

Direct Action, Direct Results

In February 2017, workers around the United States participated in a day-long strike, “A Day Without Immigrants,” to showcase their contributions to society in the face of anti-immigration actions being taken or proposed by the... Read More

Superstitions We Just Can’t Shake

When you believe in things That you don't understand, Then you suffer, Superstition ain’t the way —Stevie Wonder, “Superstition” Hey, it’s Friday the 13th, which, according to Western superstition, is unlucky. Whenever the thirteenth day... Read More