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Christmas. Whats in a name?

East London Humanists article Barking & Dagenham Post 6.12.17. Do Wednesdays worry you? The day is named after Woden, the God of death and battle. 

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The Miracle of Stratford

Where are the new build places of worship in London E20, our newest Borough? East London Humanists ponder our changing built and social landscapes in the Newham Recorder opinion piece, for publication 2 Nov ’17.

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Barking Breakthrough!

East London Humanists have taken another step forward with a regular column in the Barking and Dagenham Post. Our first piece published  October ’17 asks why Humanism isn’t taught in every school in the Borough:

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Catching up. The struggle for equality in N.Ireland

The speaker at the East London Humanist meeting in October is Boyd Sleator of the recently formed N Ireland Humanists. This article due for publication in the Wanstead Village Directory sets the scene.

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Humanists get spiritual in Redbridge!

In another breakthrough East London Humanists have been invited to contribute to the ‘Spiritual Life’ column in the Ilford Recorder and sister publications in LB Redbridge. This is the first article, due for publication in October.

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Divided Communities

Opinion piece from East London Humanists. Published Newham Recorder 13.9.17 ‘We need to live our lives not in a series of separated and segregated communities.’  So spoke Theresa May on 4 June, the day after the London Bridge terrorist outrage.

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Charlie Gard and the religious meddlers.

Opinion piece Newham Recorder August 2017. “The tragic story of baby Charlie Gard is fading from the headlines. However the dilemmas it represents will long remain a battleground.

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New life breathed into dinosaurs

Opinion column piece Newham Recorder July 2017: It has been said that if you remember the (Nineteen) Sixties then you can’t have been there!

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Tackling religious extremism

Opinion column piece Newham Recorder 7.6.17:- Is religion responsible for extremist violence?   There is little doubt that the Manchester bomb atrocity was committed by a religious fanatic. But simply blaming religion for such outrages is as illogical as blaming … Continue reading

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Arrogant church leaders lambasted

East London Humanists article Newham Recorder May 2017. In an extraordinary intervention the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have attempted to make faith an election issue. At the same time they have insulted the countless decent people who have no … Continue reading

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