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The Society for Science-Based Medicine Joins the Center for Inquiry

The Society for Science-Based Medicine was formed in 2013 to serve as a community for experts and advocates working to support evidence, science, and consumer safety in health care, and to fight back against the creep of pseudoscience and quackery. Their cause has never been more vital than it is right now, as the world …

INTRODUCING PENSAR, THE SPANISH LANGUAGE MAGAZINE FOR SCIENCE, REASON AND FREETHOUGHT

Alejandro Borgo, director de la nueva publicación “Pensar“, recientemente lanzada por el CFI, te invita a explorar la revista para la ciencia, la razón y el librepensamiento, en idioma español. Visite Pensar.org hoy. Alejando Borgo, editor of the newly launched CFI online publication, “Pensar” invites you to come and explore the spanish language magazine for science, reason …

NEW! CFI INSIDER SERIES so You can Stay up to Date

Center for Inquiry is proud to present CFI Insider, a new monthly web series highlighting the work and programs of CFI and featuring world-class researchers, authors, thinkers, and luminaries affiliated with the Center for Inquiry. Join us from the comfort of your laptop (or any other screen), wherever you are in the world and stay up …

FLATTEN THE CURVE OF THE INFODEMIC WITH NEW LIVE ONLINE TALKS FROM SKEPTICAL INQUIRER

Introducing a new series of live online talks from some of the brightest minds in science and skepticism. Now more than ever, people need to hear from the voices of reason, science, and skepticism, but too often they are drowned out by the noise of misinformation, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories, especially online. That’s why, starting …

SUPREME COURT’S LITTLE SISTERS RULING MEANS DOGMA TRUMPS EVERYTHING, SAYS CENTER FOR INQUIRY

The Center for Inquiry denounced the Supreme Court’s decision today in the case of Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania, in which the Court ruled in favor of broad religious exemptions to the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act. CFI, which advocates for public policy based on science and secularism, decried the ruling for …

WITCH BURNINGS IN NIGERIA SHOW DANGERS OF SUPERSTITION, SAY SECULAR ADVOCATES

The burning of accused witches is often seen as a relic of the distant past, but this horrific violence still occurs today in modern Africa. On May 19, 2020, at least fifteen people, most of them women, were set ablaze after being accused of witchcraft in Cross River State in southern Nigeria in an attack …

POMPEO’S ‘UNALIENABLE RIGHTS’ REPORT A VEHICLE FOR CHRISTIAN NATIONALISM, SAYS CENTER FOR INQUIRY

In announcing a draft report by his Commission on Unalienable Rights, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the false narrative that “faith in god” is necessary for morality and human rights. The draft report doubles down on Pompeo’s previous ahistorical claims that the United States was built on an explicitly Christian foundation. “This deceitful claim erases …

Introducing “Skeptical Inquirer Presents”, live online presentations from leading experts

Flattening the Curve of the Infodemic — Three online programs Now more than ever, people need to hear from the voices of reason, science, and skepticism, but too often they are drowned out by the noise of misinformation, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories, especially online. That’s why Skeptical Inquirer, the magazine of science and reason, is going …

CFI – Cash Prize Increase to Encourage People to Show Magical Powers

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen, News Intervention Center for Inquiry has been a consistent and powerful bulwark against pseudoscience and supernatural powers claims in the history of the United States in particular and some other parts of the world in general. Many in the humanist, generally, and the secular humanist, particularly, community owe them a great …

CSICON LAS VEGAS: THE BAD NEWS AND SOME REALLY, REALLY GOOD NEWS

It may come as no surprise, but it’s disappointing all the same: CSICon 2020 has now been officially canceled, due, of course, to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that is not the end of the story! First of all, we’re of course going to see to it that CSICon 2021, happening October 21-24, 2021 at the …