Who Can Afford the Status Quo?

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to her supporters during her Primary Night Event at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 15, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) are battling for the Democratic presidential nomination. March 15, 2016| Credit: Joe Raedle /[…]

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to Rebuild Stage of Antiquity Ampitheatre, Exhibit Underground Archaeological Structures

The Antiquity Amphitheater might be the most famous of Plovdiv’s numerous impressive archaeological monuments. Photo: Old Plovdiv Municipal Institute By Ivan Dikov / 04.01.2016 Archaeology in Bulgaria Possibly the most famous cultural landmark of the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, its well preserved Antiquity Amphitheater, will be renovated as part of a project which also[…]

The Lancashire Witches, 1612-2012

Not long after ten Lancashire residents were found guilty of witchcraft and hanged in August 1612, the official proceedings of the trial were published by the clerk of the court Thomas Potts in his The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster. Four hundred years on, Robert Poole reflects on England’s biggest witch[…]

Hillary Clinton Loses Patience with Greenpeace Activist Over Fossil Fuel Donations (VIDEO)

From Greenpeace on YouTube / 04.01.2016: At a Hillary Clinton rally at SUNY Purchase campus today, the presidential candidate lost her patience with a Greenpeace activist who thanked her for her commitment to climate change then asked her whether she’ll reject fossil fuel money moving forward. Pointing her finger at activist Eva Resnick-Day, Clinton claimed[…]

School District to Distribute Atheist, Satanic Brochures to Students

Here are a few of the brochures the Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers will be distributing Friday. From Joey Stipek at KFOR News in Oklahoma / 04.01.2016: A rural Colorado school district is standing by their policy of allowing atheist and satanic brochures, despite recent protests from some Christian parents. On Friday, members of the[…]

Everyday Choices – Starbucks CEO Calls for Civility and Corporate Responsibility (VIDEO)

Starbucks News Release: During Starbucks 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Starbucks chairman and ceo Howard Schultz expanded on a question he posed two years ago: What is the role and responsibility of a for-profit company? Schultz asked partners (employees), shareholders and customers: “What is the role and responsibility of all of us, as citizens?” Schultz[…]

Hillary Clinton’s Support Among Nonwhite Voters Has Collapsed

From Seth Abramson at The Huffington Post / 03.31.2016: On February 27th, Hillary Clinton led Bernie Sanders among African-American voters by 52 points. By March 26th, she led Sanders among African-Americans by just nine points. And today, Public Policy Polling, a widely respected polling organization, released a poll showing that Sanders leads Clinton among African-American[…]

Washington, D.C. Mayor Joins Follows Cuomo’s Lead, Bans Official Government Travel to North Carolina

By Matthew A. McIntosh / 04.01.2016 Following the ban on official government travel by Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York to North Carolina for its anti-LGBT legislation, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has done the same and prohibited official government travel from that city to the state. Other governors and mayors are slated to join,[…]