Interview with Donna Lent – President, National Women’s Political Caucus

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Donna Lent is the President of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Her profile states: “Donna Lent, a member of NWPC for twenty-five years, was elected to an unprecedented third term as President at the NWPC Biennial Convention in 2019. Donna has successfully reduced overhead for the National … Continue reading

Ask Professor Burge 3 – “Power is not a means; it is an end.”

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Ryan Burge‘s website states: “I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. I teach in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. My research focuses largely on the intersection between … Continue reading

Ask Professor Burge 1 – The Junction of American Religion and Politics

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Ryan Burge‘is website states: “I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. I teach in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. My research focuses largely on the intersection between … Continue reading

Ask Jon 6 – Ode to a National Ideological Dichotomy: All for All or All for Themselves

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about collectivist and individualist trends in America and the modern health of the nation. *Interview conducted on March 30, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we may be entering a once … Continue reading

Interview with Rebecca Hale – Former President, American Humanist Association & Board Member, Humanists International

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rebecca Hale is an American icon of the humanist movement. She is the Former President of the American Humanist Association, Co-Owner of EvolveFISH.com, Co-Founder of the Freethinkers of Colorado Springs, and a current Board Member of Humanists International (formerly International Humanist and Ethical Union). She became a Member … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 42 – September 11th, 2001

— 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 … Continue reading

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