Daily Archives: January 28, 2018

Chat on the Quilliam Foundation with Its CEO, Haras Rafiq

by | January 28, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Haras Rafiq is Quilliam’s CEO and an Executive Board Member. He is currently a member of Prime Minister’s Community Engagement Forum (CEF) Task Force and was formerly a member of the UK Government’s task force looking at countering extremism in response to the 2005 terrorist bombings in London, as well as being a… Read more »

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This Week in Religion 2018-01-28

by | January 28, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen [Editor’s note: The groups and organizations seem open about it. Granted, I appreciate the truth in public and honesty as a cherished value. Some religious beliefs, convictions, doctrines, stances, and values stand against reproductive health rights in some cases. With the recent news from the government and the backlash from the… Read more »

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Dr. Leo Igwe Speaks on a Nigerian Awakening

by | January 28, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Leo Igwe is the founder of the Nigerian Humanist Movement and former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union. He holds a Ph.D. from the Bayreuth International School of African Studies at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, having earned a graduate degree in Philosophy from the University of Calabar in Nigeria. Here we… Read more »

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Charlotte Frances Littlewood on Radicalization, Extremism, and Counter-Extremism

by | January 28, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Charlotte Littlewood is the Counter Extremism Coordinator for an area of East London that ranks as one of the highest at-risk areas in the country to radicalization and extremism. She spent two years delivering on the Prevent strategy, helping safeguard individuals from radicalization, which involved working on cases that prevented… Read more »

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In Conversation with Peter Gajdics – On The Inheritance of Shame

by | January 28, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Peter Gajdics is the author of The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir. He can be found in Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads. Here we plumb the depths – as the cliché goes – about conversion therapy, his life and experience, and book. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You wrote a book called The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir. I could give my… Read more »

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