Reading Time: 5 minutes Christian apologists are celebrating the supposed collapse of the atheist movement—but all that’s really happening is that a few formerly high-profile atheists have turned against recent developments in moral progress. They’re getting left behind, but the nonreligious population continues to grow and religion continues to dwindle and decline.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Sex outside of marriage can lead to a year in jail according to the new criminal code passed by the Indonesian parliament this week. This news matches the trend of religious conservatism that has risen in the country. Sex before marriage was already banned before the new law was passed but was not enforced by […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the past few months, as the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) has analyzed the data from Census 2021, they have gradually released interesting nuggets to the British public. Today, the ONS released data showing the continued decline of Christianity, the dominant religion in the UK. This census has indicated a 5.5 million-person decline […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The old fry cook was a man of un-muzzled thoughts. He was ancient and had been around since Noah was a sailor. One day he asked his smoke-choked clientele a question: “Which of ten thousand past, present, and future religions is the true religion?” Four customers in the jangled assembly, having already burnt their cheeks with the […]
Anthony Pinn kicks off his new podcast with Sasha Sagan, author of For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in Our Unlikely World. Daughter of astronomer/educator Carl Sagan and writer/producer Ann Druyan, Sasha was raised with a sense of awe and wonder about the majesty of the universe, learning to see science […]
Culturally Jewish but nonreligious, Elinor Levin wants to represent voices that have been missing from Iowa politics for generations—or have never been included at all. After winning her primary with two-thirds of the vote, Levin shifted her focus to people who had been unlikely to vote at all. After “knocking middle voter” for months, she […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes When Emily Kinkead first ran for the Pennsylvania House in 2020, the Democratic Party wasn’t thrilled about it. That’s because she was trying to primary a Democrat who’d been in office for a decade. Despite that lack of support, she pulled out an upset over the incumbent and ran unopposed in the general election. In […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chenoa Summers is hoping to flip Arkansas State Senate District 20 blue next week in a race where a Republican ran unopposed four years ago. She was inspired to run when right-wing extremists started attacking her local library and demanding book bans; her opponent is someone who supports legislation that would make teachers and librarians […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Throughout the 2022 midterm election cycle, there have been countless stories about Latinos abandoning the Democratic Party. A closer examination of the polls and questions around Latino religiosity tells a different story, one rooted in the most dramatic development in Latino politics: the rise of secularism.
Rep. Emily Kinkead sat down with OnlySky’s Sarah Levin to discuss prayer in the legislature, public financing of campaigns, making sure minority-owned businesses are prioritized when marijuana is legalized—and publicly embarrassing the bureaucracy when necessary on behalf of frustrated constituents.