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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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An important celebration

East London Humanists article published Newham Recorder 19.4.17. Last Thursday marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Holyoake, a household name in his time.

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Trial by Tribunal. An apostasy story

Monthly piece by Chair East London Humanists for publication by The Newham Recorder March 2017.

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East London schools to get books on Humanism

From 21 February, primary schools in East London will be receiving free copies of What is Humanism?, a new book about Humanism from Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young, after a national crowdfunding campaign by the British Humanist Association.

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