Psychology in the Snow: Reflections on Mental Wellness in the North

A collaboration between Metis counselling psychologist, Dr. Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson, and European-Canadian independent journalist, Scott Douglas Jacobsen. The purpose of this text is the provision of a public resource focused on presenting a social scientific account of issues in society and the aspects of counseling psychology capable of handling them.” — Scott Jacobsen VANCOUVER, BRITISH […]

DEI must DIE

Paul Nathanson Submitted: 24 January 2024 Last night, I watched Nazi Town, U.S.A,[1] a documentary on the rise of American Nazi movements during the 1930s, notably the German-American Bund of Fritz Kuhn and the America First Committee of Charles Lindbergh. This is a useful production, because not many people remember these movements. After all, they […]

Sexuality and Gender Discussion

A PUBLIC CONSULTATION DRAFT Position Statement GEORGE HEWSON The New Enlightenment Project offers the following analysis and points for discussion based on our respect for science and the free exchange of ideas. We believe that policies derived from these ideas would promote justice and human dignity. NEP POSITION IN BRIEF There are two sexes as […]

Humanists International, Russian Federation, Ukraine, and the United Nations

Scott Douglas Jacobsen (author) attended the August, 2023 Humanists International World Congress and more recently returned from visiting Ukraine Humanists International in Denmark Humanists International hosted its 2023 combined World Congress and General Assembly in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Scandic Copenhagen in early November. It was the first World Congress in almost a decade. A […]

Reflections on the death of Richard Bilkszto

I think there is much humanists can learn from the death of Richard Bilkszto. My tribute to him was published in this month’s issue of Humanistically Speaking, a humanist magazine published in the United Kingdom that was doing a special issue on the phenomenon of Wokism. The article can be found here:  How Woke puritanism […]

Humanists International 2023: An Exciting Congress

By Pierre St-Amant, AHQ delegate to the conference. Humanists International (HI) is a non-governmental organization representing humanists, atheists, agnostics, and freethinkers from all over the world. It promotes humanist principles and defends humanists who are victims of persecution and violence around the world. It also promotes policies based on reason and science. It holds annual general meetings […]

Interviewed: Carey Linde, lawyer and activist.

Carey Linde, former 60s radical, was the first lawyer in Canada to live and practice on reserve, the first to introduce the concept of shared parenting between divorced parents in family law, and the first to defend a parent in a transgender case. He has been in trouble with the authorities more than once. For […]

Spiritual Stereotypes – An Indigenous Atheist’s Experience

-Maheengun I was raised on a wonderful reserve on Rice Lake in Ontario. While I did not live on the reserve, or hold “status”, I spent weekends and summer holidays being mentored by Native elders, aunts and uncles, and community members. I learned oral history while sitting around the fire told in traditional ways. I […]