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Ask Professor Burge 17: Interethnic Marriage, Racism, Exit Polls, and QAnon

by | July 1, 2021

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 religiosity and political behavior (especially in… Read more »

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Ask SASS 11 – Who Wants to be a Marriage Officer, South Africa Edition?: “Cancel my application, I am a Christian and I believe in GOD!”

by | January 13, 2020

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen This is an ongoing and new series devoted to the South African Secular Society (SASS) and South African secularism. The Past President, Jani Schoeman, and the Current President, Rick Raubenheimer, and the current Vice-President, Wynand Meijer, will be taking part in this series to illuminate these facets of South Africa culture to… Read more »

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Marieme Helie Lucas on the Case of Noura Hussein Hammad

by | May 10, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Marieme Helie Lucas is an Algerian sociologist, activist, founder of ‘Secularism is a Women’s Issue,’ and founder and former International Coordinator of ‘Women Living Under Muslim Laws.’  Here we talk about the case of Noura Hammad. Noura has been sentenced to death and has 15 days to appeal the decision. The hashtag… Read more »

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Ian Bushfield, M.Sc., on Humanist Marriages in BC

by | October 12, 2017

Ian Bushfield, M.Sc., is the Executive Director of the British Columbia Humanist Association (BCHA). The BCHA has been working to have humanist marriages on the same plane as other marriages in the province. Here we talk about it. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did humanists not acquire legal equality for their marriages in British Columbia, Canada… Read more »

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