Tag Archives: 2020

Ask Takudzwa 33: 2020/2021, Bala, and Zimbabwean Humanists

by | September 8, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and more. Here we talk about developments for secularism in Zimbabwe in 2020/2021, Mubarak Bala, and Zimbabwean humanists. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What… Read more »

Is 2020 a Watershed?

by | August 22, 2021

By James Haught Maybe 2020 is a turning point — one that won’t be clearly visible until the future. Maybe it marks the end of the four-decade epoch when the white evangelical “religious right” had enough power to tip American elections to the GOP. White evangelicals fought fiercely for Republicans this year. They gave about 80 percent… Read more »

Ask Jon 28: American Democracy and Historical Cycles, and Breakthroughs

by | July 3, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Election Day and American democracy. *Interview conducted November 2, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: This will be published after the election, so consider this something like an in-the-moment interview with a retrospective publication date. So, we… Read more »

Ask Mandisa 55 – BN SeaCon and More

by | May 12, 2020

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different cultures, including Greek and Ghanaian. “Through… Read more »

Extensive Interview with Andrew James William Copson – President, Humanists International & Chief Executive, Humanists UK

by | January 12, 2020

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Andrew is Chief Executive of Humanists UK (formerly the British Humanist Association). He became Chief Executive in 2010 after five years coordinating Humanists UK’s education and public affairs work. Andrew is also President of Humanists International. Together with A C Grayling, Andrew edited the Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Humanism (2015) and he is… Read more »