On Tanzanian Youth and Fundamentalist Religion with Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam): Founder, Jicho Jipya/Think Anew Tanzania

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam) founded Jichojipya (meaning with new eye) to “Think Anew”. We have talked before about freethought in Tanzania. Here we continue the discussion, other conversations here, here. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I want to talk about the youth. How are they doing regarding religion? Is it an … Continue reading

Iowa Passes Most Restrictive Abortion Bill in America

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen An Iowa governor signed some legislation, recently. The legislation bans almost all abortions within the state of Iowa, by implication. The legislation states that if a heartbeat is detected, then abortion is not allowed by the physician. This is considered one of the most restrictive moves against reproductive … Continue reading

Interview with Ghada Ibrahim on Islam, Saudi Arabia, and More

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ghada Ibrahim is a Former Muslim and Saudi Activist. In particular, an activist for the rights of women in Islam and talking about her former faith. Here we talk about growing up in a Saudi Muslim family, family life, aspects of Islam, well-being of women and men … Continue reading

Male and Female Ex-Muslims – Narrative Interpretation and Escape

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Waleed Al-Husseini founded the Council of Ex-Muslims of France. He escaped the Palestinian Authority after torture and imprisonment in Palestine to Jordan and then France. He is an ex-Muslim and an atheist, and a friend. We have published interviews in Canadian Atheist (here, here, here, and here), … Continue reading

Interview with Mandisa Thomas – Founder, Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Mandisa Thomas is the Founder of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. One of, if not the, largest organization for African-American or black nonbelievers or atheists in America. The organization is intended to give secular fellowship, provide nurturance and support for nonbelievers, encourage a sense of pride in irreligion, and … Continue reading

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