On 20-21 April, Yale University’s Center for Historical Inquiry & the Social Sciences will host a conference, co-sponsored by the U.S.C.–Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute on “Ideological Origins at 50: Power, Rights, and the Rise and Fall of Free States.” In 1967 Bernard Bailyn published The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution. Show More Summary
Arnab Goswami is an atheist blogger who didn't want to stay in Bangladesh and play a lifelong game of hide-and-seek with the terrorists. He recently fled to Germany with the help of the Center For Inquiry's Secular Rescue program and was kind enough to answer my questions about his situation.
The University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation (Ci3) in Sexual and Reproductive Health has launched a research initiative aimed at reducing HIV infection and transmission among vulnerable youth of color, including young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender women.
(University of Chicago Medical Center) The University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation (Ci3) in Sexual and Reproductive Health has launched a research initiative aimed at reducing HIV infection and transmission among vulnerable youth of color, including young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender women.
In 2015, the NASA Astrobiology Program gave a $1.108 million grant to the Center for Theological Inquiry to study how the discovery of extraterrestrial life would impact Christianity. Further investigation reveals the deal is even shadier than we expected.
I recently answered some questions for Susan Gerbic, who runs the wonderful Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project, and our exchange is over at the Center For Inquiry's website.
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
“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...
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
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
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:
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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
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
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