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The Rent is Too Damn High

May 15, 2012

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A rather dismal statistic has been making the rounds of the internet recently: There is not a single American state in which a minimum wage job will provide sufficient earnings to pay the rent on an average two-person apartment. The findings are summarized in the image below: In 2011, there were 73.9 million people in […]

Can a humanist be a conservative? Likely not.

May 6, 2012

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Prominent are often quick to point out the political diversity of their movement. There is a lot of truth to this claim-atheists range across the political spectrum from Bill Maher to Penn Jillette and the late Christopher Hitchens, but a brief survey of the atheist movement shows that despite this diversity, the vast majority of atheists […]