The 2021 Story of the year award goes the the story that generated the most interest or had the most impact in 2020.
— By Robert Hamilton The dangerous circumstances surrounding atheist and President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mubarak Bala, have risen to broader levels of international attention. Major organizations like the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner and Amnesty International have been contacted about this case, but, at this point, … Continue reading
There is a problem in the atheist community. We’ve had this problem since the boom of “New Atheism” in the mid-2000s, though it wasn’t something most atheists noticed or commented on until years later.
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Stefan Paintner works for Atheist Refugee Relief. Here we learn more about some of the issues and difficulties of refugees, and the manner in which organizations can help support them to safety. This issue, apart from religion, will continue to increase as a problem for many years. … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We have talked before. I wanted to reach out because the Atheist Republic remains the largest atheist Facebook page in the world. As its CEO, you hold power and influence in the international atheist community. Internationally, the population of the formal irreligious … Continue reading
Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Atheist Republic in Malaysia is under threat, as many know by now. It made national news, international ripples on the internet, and then caught the attention of the government, where the state has been looking to reason.