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Freethinker Event Mon 25 Jan ’21 19.30. Live from Spain!

Barry Duke is the speaker for our first virtual event of 2021. Barry has had a fascinating and varied life journey. Born in apartheid South Africa, he came to the UK as a refugee in 1973 and now lives in … Continue reading

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Stamping on Christmas

Thoughts on Christmas prompted by the Post Office. Opinion Piece Newham Recorder 9.12.20.

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Trashing Human Rights

A humanist calls for vigilance in these troubled times. Barking and Dagenham Post opinion piece 4.11.20

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Free Mubarak Bala!!!

Today, Thursday 15 October, is a global day of action for Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. Bala is facing imprisonment and even death for blasphemy in Kano State. Today was due to be his first hearing, … Continue reading

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Question questioned

The 2021 census is set to be skewed to disadvantage the non-religious. Opinion piece Barking & Dagenham Post 12.8.20.

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Challenge to unfair marriage law

Humanists are hopeful for a breakthrough in the long quest for legal recognition of Humanist weddings in England & Wales. Ilford Recorder ‘Faith Column’ piece 6.8.20.

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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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