Indian Residential School Narratives and Media Complicity

I am sure you will find my article on Dr. Peter Bryce and the Indian Residential Schools at the beginning of the 20th century interesting and informative. The article demonstrates why we need a magazine like Humanist Perspectives to publish that which the establishment media is afraid to touch. Here is the link: Did the […]

President of NEP interviewed by Humanist Freedoms

DISCUSSION: LAUNCH OF “THE NEW ENLIGHTENMENT PROJECT” OCTOBER 7, 2021 HUMANISTFREEDOMS In our search for interesting, challenging and critical perspectives on contemporary humanism, we occasionally find organizations and activities that we think humanistfreedoms.com readers may enjoy. The “New Enlightenment Project” caught our eye (particularly the blog section of the organization’s website which features a growing library of articles and […]

Censored by the American Humanist Association (AHA)

On August 11th, a list of ten questions was posted by Roy Speckardt (Executive Director AHA) on the American Humanist Association blog. « Signs You’re Being Co-Opted by the Far Right » On the 13th of August I posted the following comment: Roy, this list is, unfortunately, proof enough that you have been swept into […]

Defending science from within

In this article a chemist defends science from “political correctness” and “cancel culture” from people claiming to be in favour of social justice. She draws parallels between her history of becoming a scientist in the old Soviet Union and current Woke attacks on scientists and science in the West: The Peril of Politicizing Science (usc.edu)

Afghanistan as a lesson on Wokism

In 2001 the United States toppled a brutal Medieval Islamist government in Afghanistan vowing to replace it with a modern democratic state that respected human rights. Continuing a policy of reconciliation with the ousted Taliban that was started by Barrack Obama, president Donald Trump brokered the release of a key Taliban leader from prison and […]

Year of the Virus: Understanding the contagion effects of wokism

February 22, 2021Author: Dr. Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Individual Publication Date: February 22, 2021Web Domain: http://www.nep-humanism.caWords: 8,018 Abstract Wokism has become a major force in Western political culture with manifestations in Black Lives Matter, transgenderism, cancel culture, political correctness and various social justice movements. Examinations of this phenomenon have focused […]