‘It’s just porn’: Coming to terms with a sexually corrosive culture

Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. This essay is drawn from his book The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men, published in January 2017 by Spinifex Press. He can be reached at rjensen@austin.utexas.edu or through his website, http://robertwjensen.org/. Although the most compelling critiques […] Read more

An Analysis of the Tsikamutanda Witch Hunting phenomenon in Eastern Zimbabwe: An Interview with Headman Nemasase

By Chris Mataruka and Takudzwa Mazwienduna Superstition is sometimes considered a harmless phenomenon, which is why we seldom find citizens or legislators mounting serious opposition to unsubstantiated opinions deeply held by various people.  Most of this superstition is inspired by irrational fear; the fear of the unknown, which often makes paranoia a trait found amongst […] Read more

Interview with ​Nicole Orr -​ Branch Manager at CFI-Portland

Working with youth has always been very important to Nicole. In her teens, Nicole was an assistant team leader for a Search and Rescue Unit. There, she taught young people wilderness survival skills, as well as crime scene protocols. As an adult, Nicole strongly advocates the written word. She has helped run and participated in […] Read more

Young Humanist Forums

The International Institute for Development Facilitation (IIDF) Trust is a local NGO based in Mutare Zimbabwe. Like most Non Profits in the country, it has followed up the orthodox means of attaining development; capacity building initiatives. Capacity building initiatives imply that the strategy for executing development initiatives emphasises decision making to be centralised on local […] Read more

Is Western Civilisation Worth Saving?

Perhaps the defining feature of political discourse in the 21st century is the spectre of the decline and possible pending fall of Western civilisation. Whether it be the purported threat of Islamisation by a million migrants, the stirring of the red dragon, the supposed erosion of Judeo-Christian values, the proliferation of nihilistic consumerism, or the […] Read more

Interview with ​Matthew Rothschild

Matthew Rothschild is the Senior Editor of the Progressive Magazine. Matthew discusses the dangers of Trump to minority groups, why climate change mitigation is in danger, and how reproductive health is being attacked. Read more

Anti-Voodoo Cult: Death, Despair, and Religious Exploitation in West Africa

They died expecting the Holy Spirit who never descended to rescue them. They died seeking spiritual help that they never received. Five persons reportedly suffocated to death and several others were hospitalized for respiratory problems after a prayer ritual went awry in Benin in West Africa. A religious cult that opposed the local voodoo tradition, […] Read more