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New York Values: What Tiny Ted Cruz Will Never Get About the Big Town

Demagogues denigrating New York come and go with boring predictability—and the nation’s greatest city will continue to thrive long after the Texas senator is merely an unpleasant memory.

Posted on Jan 15, 2016 READ MORE


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VIDEO: University of Missouri President Resigns Amid Protests Over Racial Intolerance

Tim Wolfe’s statement of resignation included a remarkable testament to the power of smart, direct-action protest.

Posted on Nov 9, 2015 READ MORE

Duck Dynasty Camouflage

Posted on Dec 28, 2013 ENLARGE

What Say the Ducks

Posted on Dec 27, 2013 ENLARGE

Duck Call

Posted on Dec 22, 2013 ENLARGE

Duck Tolerance

Posted on Dec 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Apr 28, 2013 ENLARGE

Teen Suicide Prevention

Posted on Oct 1, 2011 ENLARGE

David Cameron

Cameron Criticizes Multiculturalism

In a strike against multiculturalism, David Cameron, in his first address on terrorism as prime minister, has derided the “passive tolerance” toward certain Muslim groups and demanded a return to a more “muscular liberalism” and a stronger national identity.

Posted on Feb 5, 2011 READ MORE

U.S. Agency for International Development

Checking Up on the Millennium Development Goals

Anyone remember the Millennium Development Goals that nations made at the beginning of this millennium? Well, it turns out some people do, and they are meeting Monday to evaluate the efficacy of efforts to reduce poverty, disease, intolerance and inequality.

Posted on Sep 18, 2010 READ MORE

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Howard Dean Sounds Like a Conservative Blogger (Update: Dean Responds)

First Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went all coward on us, now liberal darling Gov. Howard Dean wants the two-blocks-from-Ground-Zero Muslim community center moved. The worst part is, he seems to be getting his facts from Sarah Palin. (continued)

Posted on Aug 18, 2010 READ MORE

I ♥ NY

Posted on Aug 8, 2010 ENLARGE

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AP / Mark Lennihan

Battle Over Ground Zero Intensifies

While many, including President George W. Bush, gave lip service to religious tolerance in the wake of 9/11, a backlash against Islam is mounting amid growing opposition to plans to include a mosque in the reconstruction around Ground Zero in New York City. And now, unexpectedly, the Anti-Defamation League has weighed in against the mosque.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010 READ MORE

Wikimedia Commons

Danish Paper Apologizes for Cartoon

A Danish newspaper that published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb-shaped turban has apologized for offending Muslims. The penitence was part of a settlement between the paper and eight Muslim groups. The apology has been denounced by other members of the Danish media, which previously stood united in rejecting calls to back down in the face of Islamic outrage over the cartoon.

Posted on Feb 26, 2010 READ MORE / Ali Mansuri

Saudi Arabia Thinks Big

The House of Saud clearly takes a top-down approach to ruling. Under mounting pressure from the West to confront religious fundamentalism, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs plans to retrain some 40,000 imams.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008 READ MORE

In Memoriam

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Colbert Has a Gay Old Time at Dobson’s Expense

Stephen Colbert (above) mocks “Focus on the Family” host James Dobson for suggesting that the hate crimes legislation passed by the House discriminates against Christians because it would punish gay-bashing.

Posted on May 8, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN

Tolerance for Gays Thawing in Muslim World?

In Tunisia, an independent magazine has dedicated a series of articles to homosexuality—an uncommon initiative in the Arab press.

Posted on May 24, 2006 READ MORE

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Illustration by Karen Spector

Sam Harris: The Truthdig Interview

The best-selling author of “The End of Faith” talks about the way to navigate a dinner party without coming off as the Antichrist; about the “Salman Rushdie effect” that accompanies his newfound celebrity as America’s most prominent atheist; and about the new secular foundation he is founding.

Posted on Apr 3, 2006 READ MORE


An Atheist Manifesto

Sam Harris argues against irrational faith and its adherents.

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 READ MORE

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