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Humanist Network News, or HNN, is a weekly Internet magazine produced by the American Humanist Association (AHA). A typical edition of HNN contains news, opinion, lifestyle pieces, cartoons and humor...just like a regular newspaper except each piece addresses the nonreligious philosophy of humanism. HNN articles are written by the staff of the AHA and a variety of guest writers. HNN is published every Wednesday.

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Recent HNN Articles

The Comics Section

Posted March 02, 2011

There You Have It by AtheistCartoons.com

The Humanist Hour #59: Introducing Todd Stiefel

Posted February 24, 2011

Listen to Jes Constantine interview her new co-host, Todd Stiefel.  Todd Stiefel lives in Raleigh, NC. He is a secular humanist, an atheist and full-time freethought activist.

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MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR: A Step in the Right Direction

Posted February 16, 2011

We did it! Thanks to Representative Pete Stark and his team of staff members, the American Humanist Association is proud to have helped introduce the first resolution in Congress to designate February 12 as Darwin Day—a celebration of science and beloved by humanists and freethinkers around the world. This is a step forward in what we hope will result in greater influence in Congress and recognition of our significant demographic. Thanks to everyone who called and wrote to their Representatives on this issue. You make our work toward a more humanistic future possible.

Maggie Ardiente

Editor, HNN

Pete Stark and the Darwin Day Resolution

Posted February 16, 2011

A collaboration between the American Humanist Association and U.S. Representative Pete Stark (CA) results in House Resolution 81: the designation of February 12 as Darwin Day.

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Remembering African American Humanism

Posted February 16, 2011

Rice University professor Dr. Anthony B. Pinn shares humanism’s significant role in achieving social justice for African Americans in history.

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The End of Values Voters? An Undercover Report on CPAC

Posted February 16, 2011

Sean Mulligan goes undercover at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) with a surprising result—hardly any mention of God and faith. Does this mean the end of religion’s influence in politics?

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Humanist Anthems for Your iPod Playlist

Posted February 16, 2011

From John Lennon to Billy Joel to NOFX, Erin Williamson selects the top ten songs that best convey humanism and nonbelief.

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Profiles in Humanism: A. Philip Randolph

Posted February 16, 2011

In honor of Black History Month, we look back at the civil rights achievements of the 1970 Humanist of the Year, A. Philip Randolph.

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