Author Archives: eastlon

Holocaust Memorial Day. Humanist representation.

Humanists were represented at the Holocaust Memorial Day event in London Borough of Waltham Forest on 27 January, it is believed for the first time. EL Humanists member Ruth Kaufman spoke alongside the Mayor and other religious and secular speakers. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Ariane Sherine

Wanstead Library Monday 27 January. 19.30 Ariane Sherine has had a fascinating, diverse career. From singing with Duran Duran, to writing for The Spectator and Guardian, to writing for TV comedy shows. One of her most memorable and far-reaching ideas … Continue reading

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Bizarre Parliamentary Practices

The extraordinary and unmerited privileges enjoyed by the C of E come under the spotlight in this Newham Recorder opinion piece (for publication 5.2.20)

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Tackling education religion division

Boris Johnson has like all recent PMs vowed to heal division. This opinion piece, Barking & Dagenham Post 1 Jan 2020, stresses the importance of tackling the religious rift in our our schools.

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Humanist Climate Hustings Success

Wanstead Library was packed out on 25 Nov for the Climate and Environment Hustings organised by East London Humanists. The panel – John Cryer (Lab), Noshaba Khiljee (Con), Ashley Gunstock (Green) and Ben Sims (Lib Dem) – set out their … Continue reading

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Climate Election – Newham

East London Humanists argue that climate and the environment should be at the top of the agenda in the upcoming election (Newham Recorder opinion piece 28.11.19)

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A rational moral compass

The case for a moral compass we work out for ourselves through reason and compassion (Ilford Recorder Faith Column. 28.11.19)

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Climate Election – Barking&Dagenham

East London Humanists argue that climate and the environment should be at the top of the agenda in the upcoming general election (Barking & Dagenham Post opinion piece 20.11.19)

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Charity Disparity

Antiquated charity laws which advantage promotion of religious dogma come under the spotlight (Barking & Dagenham Post. Opinion Piece 9.10.19)

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Wasps, humans, the planet

Exploration of the links between extreme Christian fundamentalist ideology, human expansion and destruction of the planet. Opinion piece Newham Recorder 12.9.19

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