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Is Afghanistan Next in Line for an Ethnic Civil War?
by Daniel Consolatore
Despite a seemingly successful U.S. operation in Afghanistan, could rising violence and ethnic unrest mean a coming civil war there as in Iraq?
When Parental Involvement Laws Go Wrong
by Kate Michelman
The former president of NARAL Pro-Choice America tells why she continues, against objections, to support the rights of minors to have abortions without parental consultation or consent.
Baird v. Bellotti and Parental Involvement
by Joni Baird
The legal background behind the rights of minors to have abortions.
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The Pursuit of Truth: An Interview with Amy Goodman
by Jeff Nall
Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman answers pointed questions about media objectivity, the role of activism in journalism, and the need for independent programming.
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A Fundamentally Wrong Direction
by Theodore Roszak
The unquestioning focus on biblical authority in fundamentalist Christianity has resulted in an inherently anti-intellectual religion of great socio-political impact in the United States.
Naturalism vs. Supernaturalism: How to Survive the Culture Wars
by Thomas W. Clark
Can we reconcile naturalist and supernaturalist worldviews to promote a shared government neutrality, and thus avoid totalitarianism on either side?
Religion and Liberal Democracy
by James F. Harris
As a study of history and philosophy makes clear, separation of church and state is essential for the success of liberal democracy.
Process Education: A Humanistic Response to Fundamentalism
by Philip E. Johnson
Development and application of learning skills are vital for responding to a changing world and the rigidity of fundamentalism.
Letters to the Editor
The Issue At Hand
by Carl Coon
Cartoons, Commentary, and Restraint
Blaming the Media for Bad War News
by Norman Solomon
Church and State
The Culture War
Humanism and Literature
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