Freethought Almanac

Lighting a candle in toxic air.
2011-05-01
May 1: May Day General Strike (1866): Churches v. Workers

But for a brutal history of suppressing labor rights, anti-Communist hysteria, the efforts of workers and freethinkers, and the indifference of the churches, the US would be celebrating Labor Day on this day instead.

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2011-03-02
March 2: Pope Leo XIII

Leo especially objected to things we take for granted today: secular public education, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of association, separation of church and state.

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Ronald Bruce Meyer

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The Week in Freethought History (November 4-10)

Here’s your Week in Freethought History: This is more than just a calendar of events or mini-biographies – it’s a reminder that, no matter how isolated and alone we may feel at times, we as freethinkers are neither unique nor alone in the world. Last Sunday, November 4, but in 1922, English archaeologist Howard Carter […]



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