Religiosity and the Wellbeing of Nations

Last week Gallup International and the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research released a survey that ranked sixty-five countries around the world on religiosity based on 63,898 interviews. The two least religious countries by percentage... Read More

Help Free the “Witches” of Ghana Humanist Service Corps Now Accepting Applications

Last Spring, the Humanist featured an article by Wendy Webber about Pathfinders Project, a yearlong international service trip sponsored by Foundation Beyond Belief. Pathfinders Project was the initial step toward a first-of-its-kind program enabling humanists... Read More

Wearing God—Oscar’s Show of Faith?

“You’re not disabled by the disabilities you have, you are able by the abilities you have." —Oscar Pistorius In many ways, Oscar Pistorius’s life personifies the mythical “hero’s journey” as defined by Joseph Campbell: Pistorius... Read More

The International “Court of Last Resort”

On July 23 the Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court (WICC) held a congressional briefing titled The International Criminal Court (ICC): Victories, Challenges and Opportunities. Estonian Diplomat Tiina Intelmann and American University Professor... Read More

France Upholds Ban on Burqas

Read through Sara Lone's analysis below and then take our poll - do you agree with the ban? On July 1, France declared victory when the European Court of Human Rights upheld a ban on... Read More