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"Voting Fraud Inquiry? The Investigators Got Burned Last Time."

I'm reading this op-ed in the NYT by Michael Waldman, who is the president of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law. Waldman looks back at efforts by the Justice Department during the Bush II administration. Show More Summary

Cuellar-Mares bout promises to be worth the wait

“Wait and See” might've been an ideal promotional title for Saturday’s boxing card at USC’s Galen Center.  Beset by delays and vision inquiries, a doubleheader of title fights between featherweight champion Jesus Cuellar and Abner Mares and super-welterweight champion Jermall Charlo versus Julian...

CFA: Inquiry on Religion and Migration

THE CENTER OF THEOLOGICAL INQUIRY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEARINQUIRY ON RELIGION & MIGRATION During the academic year 2017/18, the Center will hold an “Inquiry on Religion & Migration.” The human species has been a migrant one since its evolution out of Africa. Show More Summary

Secular Rescue: A Program to Relocate Atheists Whose Lives Are in Danger

On International Blasphemy Rights Day, the Center for Inquiry is upgrading its program to help people escape from oppressive countries where their atheism could be a death sentence. A dozen people (and, in some cases, their families)...Show More Summary

James Croft on Jedi Mind Tricks for Secular Activists

In a talk for the Center for Inquiry given this past July, James Croft spoke about the best methods of persuasion to convince people to adopt our positions:

Aron Ra on Countering Creationism in Texas

In a talk for the Center for Inquiry given this past April, Aron Ra spoke about the battle to counter the teaching of Creationism in Texas:

What We Can Learn from a 1991 Measles Epidemic

Dr. Paul Offit is one of the foremost defenders of vaccines. In 2014, he gave a talk at the Center for Inquiry about how a preventable disease had a resurgence in Philadelphia more than two decades earlier, in large part due to irresponsible...Show More Summary

Center For Inquiry Calls for Resignation of DNC Official After Leaked Anti-Atheism Email

The Center For Inquiry is calling for the resignation of Democratic National Committee CFO Brad Marshall after a leaked email from him suggested "someone" should ask Bernie Sanders at a public event if he believed in God, hoping his reluctance to give an enthusiastic "Yes!" would hurt him in the primaries.

MEPs Call for Panama Papers Law Firm to Testify in EU Tax Probe

The European Parliament inquiry into the Panama Papers revelations, which begins Tuesday (July 12) has heard calls for both the Panama Government and the law firm at the center of the scandal to be called to Europe to testify, Sputnik has been told.

Why Did NASA Issue a $1.1 Million Grant to Study How Alien Life Could Impact Christianity?

More than a year ago, the NASA Astrobiology Program gave a $1.108 million grant to the Center for Theological Inquiry so that they could study how the discovery of extraterrestrial life would impact Christianity.If that doesn't make any sense to you, you're not alone.

Better Call Saul Recap: Resignation States

Thank goodness for Omar. Jimmy's eager assistant will do just about anything for his boss, be it ordering supplies, organizing a de facto call center to field inquiries from Sandpiper residents, or helping U-Haul office furniture around when he should be at home with his kids.On this fine Santa Fe... More »

If You’re Going to Criticize Someone for an Interview, Why Not Link To It?

Over the weekend, I posted the latest podcast episode: an interview with the Center For Inquiry's new CEO Robyn Blumner. In addition to her own background and the future of the organization, I knew I wanted to talk to her about the flak Richard Dawkins receives online for some of the things he tweets. Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 93: Robyn Blumner, CEO of the Center For Inquiry

Our latest podcast guest is Robyn Blumner, the newly appointed CEO of the Center For Inquiry. Robyn spent 16 years as a nationally syndicated columnist and editorial writer at the Tampa Bay Times newspaper, where she wrote a lot about civil liberties, church/state separation, and free speech issues. Show More Summary

CDC Concludes Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Inquiry, Stock Price Surges On News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says two E. coli outbreaks connected to Chipotle Mexican Grill appear to be over. However, even after a three-month investigation, the ingredient responsible for the contamination has never been identified. Show More Summary

NECSS Dumps Richard Dawkins Over Hate Tweet

Categories: Feminism A few days ago, I wrote about two disappointing developments: that the Center for Inquiry had merged with the Richard Dawkins Foundation (with Dawkins joining their Board of Directors), and... (Read more...)

Richard Dawkins Foundation to Merge With Atheist Group to Promote Secularism in America

Two major atheist groups, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science and the Center for Inquiry, have announced that they will be merging into one organization, with a mission to promote the continued ascent of secularism in America.

Center for Inquiry Merges with Richard Dawkins & His Twitter Account

Categories: Religion Skepticism Good news for those of you who were worried that Richard Dawkins had flushed all his credibility as a rational person down the toilet by telling the mothers of people with Downs... (Read more...)

Atheists Form Super Group, Name Woman To Top Leadership Role

It’s like a royal wedding in the small world of atheist organizations: The Center for Inquiry and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are merging to form the largest reason-based organization in the U.S. The new organization...Show More Summary

Richard Dawkins Foundation to Merge with Center For Inquiry; RDF President Robyn Blumner Named CEO

Back in March, the Center For Inquiry's CEO Ron Lindsay announced that he'd be retiring at the end of the year, voluntarily stepping down as head of one of the largest Humanist organizations in the world. There was no hint of who would take his place or what big changes would occur after he left.But that's changing today. Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 85: Michael De Dora, CFI Public Policy Director and UN Representative

Our latest podcast guest is Michael De Dora, director of the Center for Inquiry’s Office of Public Policy and CFI’s representative to the United Nations. He’s currently the president of the UN’s NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Show More Summary

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