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Tackling the roots of racism

The deep roots of racism, its brutal consequences, and the pseudo-science that underpins it. Opinion Piece Newham Recorder 8.7.20

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Nigerian Humanist Leader at Risk

A message from Leo Igwe in support of Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, detained since 28 April 2020. View here.

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Black lives matter

East London Humanists support demands for action against racism and for greater awareness. Opinion piece Barking and Dagenham Post 18.6.20.

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Plagues, progress & humanism

An appreciation of humanist values and progress in these dark times. Opinion piece Barking & Dagenham Post 6.5.20.

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What would Pepys say?

Enduring values, progress and hope. Opinion piece Newham Recorder 22.4.20.

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Hope springs eternal

A humanist perspective on the virus crisis. Humanism = Atheism +. Opinion piece Barking & Dagenham Post 25.3.20 & Spiritual Life column Ilford Recorder 26.3.20.

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Unnatural practices?

The recent ridiculous Bishops’ Guidelines on sex come under the spotlight in this Barking and Dagenham Post opinion piece published 12.2.20

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Assisted Dying Campaign Event. Mon 24 February 7.30 pm. Wanstead

Keiron McCabe will speak about the latest developments in the campaign to reform the law on assisted dying. The event will be held at Wanstead Library* Mon 24 Feb 7.30 – 9.00 pm. Keiron heads the Assisted Dying Campaign at … Continue reading

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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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