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Ask Professor Burge 15: The Crystal Ball for American Republicans

by | June 17, 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 Professor Burge 11: Sentiments, Prejudices, and Attitudes Over Time

by | June 4, 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 Jon 25: Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst

by | June 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 2020. *Interview conducted on October 26, 2020.* Scott Jacobsen: Off tape, you said something. Was it an older Yiddish phrase. Okay, Jon, why did we come to you stating that particular quote? Engel: Well,… Read more »

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Ask Professor Burge 7: The Pandemicon, Pedagogy, and Politics

by | April 15, 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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Nobody Dares Say It

by | November 20, 2020

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — (Feb. 3, 2020 – Daylight Atheism) For much of my newspaper career, I was West Virginia’s… Read more »

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Ask Jon 18 – The Times They Are a-Changin’

by | October 2, 2020

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the demographic projections influencing current political reactionary moves. *Interview conducted on September 21, 2020.* — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, you’ve been reading your hometown newspaper, which is regular for those who have been reading this series… Read more »

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