Ask an Abortion Doula 5 – “Why do you have to drive around Alberta? I thought we [Canadians] could get abortions anywhere.”

Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here we talk about accessibility. By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson August 2019 … Continue reading

Ask Rob 6 – Evil in Action and in Inaction, Choose Wisely: Secular History Rediscovered

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about legal training, human rights, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: If ordinary citizens want to learn about the history of grassroots work for the improvement of conditions in their … Continue reading

British Columbia Humanist Association Updates with Ian Bushfield, M.Sc.

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ian Bushfield, M.Sc., is the Executive Director of the British Columbia Humanist Association (BCHA). Here we discuss updates since the AGM and during the first half of 2019. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s start today with the note of the AGM. What were the highlights of it? Ian … Continue reading

Ask Rob 5 – Back to Basics: Atheism and Its Primaries

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about back to basics and some sectors of some of the secular communities. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: If we look at some discussion in the secular communities, one amounts to … Continue reading

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 Omar Shakir – Israel and Palestine Director, Human Rights Watch (Middle East and North Africa Division)

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: Let’s start from a general overview. What are the basic facts in the modern … Continue reading

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