How the 'leftist postcolonial apologia' for Hamas supports the violence of a group that 'has thrived on Palestinian dead bodies', and what the prospects are of an eventual compromise.
Should a religion that is 'made up' still be protected under human rights law? The ongoing debate about Pastafarianism and other belief systems on the margins.
The most controversial subjects examined in the Freethinker in 2022 - and why open enquiry matters.
'The time will come when a religion that values parody, humour, light-heartedness, and merriment will also find recognition as a genuine religious option.'
How the UK government's proposed Bill of Rights might affect freedom of religion or belief.
During the Second World War, the Freethinker continued to adopt a critical stance towards organised religion, while opposing…