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Climate change could impact the poor much more than previously thought

Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images By Dana Nuccitelli It’s widely accepted that climate change will have bigger negative impacts on poorer countries than wealthy ones. However, a new economic modeling studyfinds[...]


Tsipras Won’t be Sworn In by Archbishop, but will Give Political Oath

By Philip Chrysopoulos Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras visits Archbishop Ieronymos this afternoon to inform him that he will not be sworn in by him and will only be taking[...]


Laser flight path caught on camera for the first time

  By Jacob Aron Pew pew! Researchers have created the first video of a laser bouncing off a mirror. Watching laser beams fly through the air makes for dramatic battles in[...]


How Can a Made-Up Bible Still Be God’s Word?

By Herb Silverman A few months ago, Patton Dodd highly recommended two books for Christians who are experiencing acute and painful doubt. Though I’m an atheist who experiences no such[...]


“We Are All Africans” a song by David Boast

Song and Lyrics by David Boast https://richarddawkins.net/file/2015/01/We-are-all-African.mp3  Lyrics: Watching smoke obscuring the sun/I love this place/Old London Town And the Thames flowing colour of lead/Shimmering reflections/Of worn out pubs I love the[...]


Church & State

Fischer Foul: Far Right Hate Group Demotes Fringe Radio Host Ahead of Israel Trip

Sarah JonesWall of SeparationPerhaps you’ve heard of Bryan Fischer who, until recently, held a[...]


Wyoming House Committee Passes RFRA Bill

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Wyoming Public Media reports the state's House Judiciary Committee[...]


Education Vouchers: Public Money for Private Discrimination

Simon BrownWall of SeparationIn 2012, a teacher at Saint Vincent de Paul School in Indiana named Emi[...]


In India, President Obama Urges Greater Religious Liberty

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd At the end of his trip to India, President Obama delivered an addr[...]


Rancid Rally: La. Gov. Jindal Calls For Religious Revival At Evangelical Event

Simon BrownWall of SeparationLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has a long history of exploiting religious [...]


“School Choice Week” Galvanizes School Voucher Opponents

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd School voucher advocates are once again re-branding their agenda t[...]


Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

  • If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that…

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

  • If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that…

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

  • If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that…

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

  • If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that…

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

Right Wing Bonus Tracks – 1/29/15

  • If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that…