Activism matters: Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freedom From Religion Foundation

In activism matters we meet activists and leaders working in a variety of atheist, humanist, and secularist spaces. This week we spoke with Annie Laurie Gaylor, a co-founder and long term activist with the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Are UK Christians the most persecuted in Europe? Obviously not

Misrepresented statistics, citations to hate groups, quote mining, spin, bluster and hyperbole: how the OIDAC creates their false narrative of Christian persecution – to advance Christian supremacy.

Cassandra characters and the looming threat of theocracy

Cassandra of Troy was cursed by Apollo to give true prophesies but not to be believed. It’s an experience many activists will be familiar with, and a character trope in many fictional explorations of near future theocracies.

Activism matters: Heidi Nicholl, Humanists Australia

Interview with Heidi Nicholl, CEO of Humanists Australia, about routes into leadership, the day to day and challenges of leading a newish organisation. Activism matters meets activists and leaders in a variety of atheist, humanist, and secularist spaces.

How should faith groups engage with the post-religious majority?

We can debate different measurements of the breadth or depth of Britain’s emerging nonreligious majority. But by failing to engage with this shift, faith communities and civil society could lose their chance to influence our post religious future.