Secular Students Are Leading the Way

IN MY CAPACITY as the national organizing manager for the Secular Student Alliance, I’ve had the opportunity to meet thousands of students across the country who eschew religious belief or a religious identity but who... Read More

Of Gods & Bosses Has Capitalism Become a Religion?

RELIGIOUS FEELING has always been a catalyst for both extreme resistance and extreme acquiescence to power. As Frederick Douglass wrote in his 1845 memoir, “The slave auctioneer’s bell and the church-going bell chime in with... Read More

Imperial Borders and Mythical Frontiers The Cruel Truth of Immigration and American Empire

IMMIGRATION IS THE FOCAL POINT of the political moment, and it is the thing we Americans think about most foolishly—with the least history or context, with little common sense, and almost no perspective. It’s talked... Read More