Why Secular Humanism can do what Atheism can't.

Atheism doesn't offer much beyond non-belief, can Secular Humanism fill the gaps?

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Culture & Religion
  • Atheism is increasingly popular, but the lack of an organized community around it can be problematic.
  • The decline in social capital once offered by religion can cause severe problems.
  • Secular Humanism can offer both community and meaning, but it has also attracted controversy.
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Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill to cancel student debt — does it have any chance of passing?

Her plan to abolish most student debt has been put before Congress. But does it have any chance of passing?

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Politics & Current Affairs
  • Elizabeth Warren made a major policy announcement about education back in April.
  • The cornerstone of her announcement, student debt relief, has now been put before congress.
  • The bill currently has no chance of passage, but that could change if the people who support it actually voted.
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Why Slavoj Žižek is a communist, kind of

We know he is on the left, but why? And how left is left anyhow?

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Politics & Current Affairs
  • Slavoj Žižek is perhaps the world's best known Marxist.
  • He has frequently argued for the replacement of capitalism with a new system.
  • His suggestions for what we do about capitalism are milder than you'd think though.
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Study: Andrew Yang's UBI plan isn't popular among rich folks

A new survey suggests that free money isn't as popular as you'd suppose.

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Politics & Current Affairs
  • A new survey shows a majority of people making more than $125,000 a year oppose a basic income plan.
  • The survey also showed how age and political affiliation relates to support for the idea.
  • This news should put a major damper on any hopes that the United States will get around to basic income anytime soon.
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