Religion | Politics

Australia’s Census Result Heralds a Secular Shift

| by Hugh Harris | The surge in “No religion” in the 2016 Census heralds a more secular Australia. With a rise from 22.3% in 2011 to 30.1% in 2016, “No Religion” has overtaken Catholicism to become the most popular belief category. Mirroring the trend in similar western countries, Australia has been losing its religion over […]

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Culture | Media, Review

A Feminist Reviews ‘The Red Pill’

I’ve just watched Cassie Jaye’s documentary The Red Pill and I think you should, too. A superb interviewer who knows how to draw out her subjects’ deepest beliefs, Jaye takes viewers on a tour of the Men’s Rights Movement (MRM), by talking to some of its main proponents and detractors. She also charts her own […]

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Culture | Media, Religion | Politics

No, Tucker Carlson — You’re Wrong

| by Malhar Mali | You see it very often now. Some imbecilic professor or student says or writes something beyond the bounds of sanity and the conservative media machine jumps into action. Campus Reform, The College Fix, and Fox News’ Campus Craziness all capitalize. The latest iteration? Trinity College professor of sociology Johnny Williams’ Facebook posts on June 18th […]

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Culture | Media

Areo Magazine Goes to Patreon Tomorrow, June 27th, 2017

Dear Reader: This is a complementary post for those of you who don’t follow us on our Facebook and Twitter. Tomorrow, I’m taking Areo Magazine to Patreon. Patreon remakes and modernizes the model of days past, where advocates, readers, and friends were able to support artists, writers, and musicians they appreciated by becoming their “patrons.” I’ve loved […]

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Culture | Media, Religion | Politics

Why Bruce Lee’s Legacy Should Inspire Us to Revolutionize  —  and Modernize  — American Political Discourse

I am in a particularly creative mood, so I’ll write a bit about something I discussed in a recent public debate in NYC on Political Correctness: Martial arts has greatly evolved and moved forward, including many traditional ones. American political beliefs and conversation, however, have greatly devolved and moved backwards. They have literally undergone the […]

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Religion | Politics

Why Islamists Target Music Venues

| by Sandy Buglass | Music is perhaps the most potent medium in all the arts, eliciting profound emotional experiences through its surging melodies and pulsating rhythms. The sheer ubiquity and variety of music found throughout the globe — Mexican mariachi, New Orleans jazz, Navajo night chants, Peruvian panpipes, Indian raga, Seattle grunge — suggests […]

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