Merrill Miller is a former Associate Editor of TheHumanist.com and a former Communications Associate at the American Humanist Association.
Posts by Merrill Miller
Make America Sick Again: A Humanist Response to the Affordable Care Act Repeal
Last week the US Senate and House of Representatives paved the way to begin repealing President Obama’s signature program, the Affordable Care Act (ACA).... Read More
Two Years after the Charlie Hebdo Massacre: Some Lessons for Resisting Extremism through Art and Humor
I’ll never forget the morning of January 7, 2015, when I came into the American Humanist Association to begin the workday. The atmosphere was... Read More
Who Will We Speak For? Humanism’s Role in Defending Human Rights and Civil Liberties
“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the... Read More
What We Know about the Nones’ Education from the Latest Pew Study
Many humanists are likely already familiar with the Pew Research Center’s reports on religiously unaffiliated individuals and atheists in the United States. In June,... Read More
Is a Living Wage Possible under a Trump Administration?
The polarization in American politics can perhaps be best exemplified by examining a recent mass strike for a living wage paired with Donald Trump’s... Read More
Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era
Democracy depends upon an educated citizenry. Implicit in the concept of a government in which the will of the people directs policy, law, and... Read More
Here’s How Humanists Voted: Survey Results from the American Humanist Association
After the 2016 presidential election, the American Humanist Association asked its members and supporters to fill out a survey in which they anonymously reported... Read More