Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) 1 – Recent Events

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Omar Shakir is the Israel and Palestine Director for Human Rights Watch (Middle East and North Africa Division). Here we talk about Israel, Palestine, human rights, international law, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: In mid-May, what are some of the updates in some of the issues regarding Israel … Continue reading

Interview with Moses Klein – Spokesperson, Humanist Association of Toronto

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Moses Klein is a Spokesperson for the Humanist Association of Toronto Here we talk about the community of humanists in the largest city in Canadian society. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was personal and family background regarding culture, geography, language, and religion or lack thereof? Moses Klein: My … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Usama Antar – Independent Political Analyst (Gaza Strip, Palestine)

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Usama Antar is an Independent Political Analyst living in the Gaza Strip, Palestine. Here we talk about the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Israel, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the current sociopolitical situation from the view of Gaza Strip? Dr. Usama Antar: You cannot … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 27 – Social Movements and Secular Community Concerns

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas is the Founder of Black Nonbelievers, Inc (Twitter & Facebook). One of the largest, if the not the largest, organization for African-American or black nonbelievers & atheists in the United States. The organization is intended to give secular fellowship, provide nurturance and support for nonbelievers, encourage a sense of pride … Continue reading

Interview with Md. Sazzadul Hoque – Founder, Council of Ex-Muslims of Bangladesh

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Md. Sazzadul Hoque is an exiled Bangladeshi secularist blogger, human rights activist, and atheist activist. His writing covers a wide range of issues, including religious superstition, critical thinking, feminism, gender equality, homosexuality, and female empowerment. He’s protested against blogger killings and past/present atrocities against Bangladeshi minorities … Continue reading

Ask Professor Rosenthal 3 – Woodpeckers, Woodknocking, and Critical-Thinking

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about critical thinking and Knock on Wood. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: When an ordinary citizen like myself or someone else comes across a piece of information, what are some important critical questions … Continue reading

WordPress theme: Kippis 1.15