Mathew Giagnorio argues that French-style secularism, epitomised by the province's controversial Bill 21, is fundamental to Quebecois identity.
The author of 'The Closing of the Western Mind' on ancient Greece, Christianity, and the narrowing of public discourse today.
Frances Lynch rediscovers a radical English composer who had been neglected by history because she was female.
'Disobedience may have been disastrous for Satan...but it was very much on the table for the freethinker in seventeenth-century England.'
Reflections by an earlier editor of the Freethinker on the relationship between humanists, secularists, freethinkers and rationalists – and why differences could be beneficial.
Historian Bob Forder on the life of Jim Herrick, Freethinker editor from 1977-1981.