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 football for hooliganism. It’s much more complicated than that. Continue reading
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 religious belief and who play an important part in the life of this country. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Monthly piece by Chair East London Humanists for publication by The Newham Recorder March 2017. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
The UK is the only country in the world to impose Christian worship in state-funded schools. The BHA is looking for parents with a child at school up to and including Year 11 to assist with a legal challenge. Continue reading
A free training day will be held on Saturday 25 March for anyone wishing to obtain accreditation as a school speaker for the British Humanist Association. Continue reading
Monthly piece by Chair East London Humanists for publication by The Newham Recorder February 2017. Continue reading
A representative from East London Humanists was on the panel at the annual multi-faith/belief event at Hackney Community College on 25.1.17. Continue reading
Members of the East London Humanist group joined 100,000 or so demonstrators in London, and millions around the world, on 21 January. Continue reading