Sex Pests

Who is most responsible for high abortion rates? The religious right. Read more.

The Same Hymn Sheet

What the secular left could learn from evangelical Christianity. Read more.

Danger Mice

Beware of politicians making themselves look big by inflating security threats Read more.

Channelling the Joy

In defending the natural world, we should be honest about our motivations – it’s love that drives us, not money. Read more.

Double Erasure

A shocking case of denial highlights the problem that Catholics – and Pope Francis – have with history. Read more.

Cardinal Sins

How a modern Inquisition, with the help of Pope Francis, stifled the movement protecting the poor. Read more.

Putting the Pope on Trial

International law presents a radical challenge to the powerful: they could be judged by the same standards as the rest of us. Read more.

An Inside Job

Who brought down the cooling towers in South Yorkshire? Read more.


Religious conservatives are responsible for high abortion rates Read more.

Bayoneting a Scarecrow

The 9/11 conspiracy theories are a coward’s cult. Read more.

Short Changed

9/11 conspiracism is dragging activists away from the real issues Read more.

Better off without Him

New research suggests that the Christian virtues are best represented in godless societies Read more.

A Life With No Purpose

Darwin tells us that we are no more than assemblages of complex molecules. We should celebrate this. Read more.

God of the Soil

Only when nomads settled on fertile land did the notion of progress take root Read more.

Religion of the Rich

There is a precedent for the Bush Project, but it’s not fascism Read more.

Waging War with the Virgin Soldiers

Abstinence teaching is a disaster for teenagers. Read more.

Apocalypse Please

US policy towards the Middle East is driven by a rarefied form of madness. It’s time we took it seriously. Read more.

America Is a Religion

There is no more dangerous notion than that of America the Divine Read more.

Is the Pope Gay?

How else can we explain his virulent campaign against homosexuals? Read more.

God versus Greens

Environmentalists are foolishly following Prince Charles over the spiritual abyss. Read more.