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Welcome to the American Freethought podcast! American Freethought was produced from 2007 to 2016 and ran 265 episodes. We're currently featuring encore releases of all episodes, one a day, starting on January 1, 2017. If you like what you hear, please share with your friends. For more content (blog posts and not just podcast episodes) visit Thanks!

Dec 21, 2011

We mourn the death of journalist and activist Christopher Hitchens, who died December 15th after a long battle with cancer. We'll read from some of his recent work, share our favorite stories and Hitch quotes, and read what others are saying about him.


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Dec 10, 2011

Rick Perry plays the homophobia card in his latest TV advertisement.

Holiday displays in Leesburg, Virginia stir a free speech controversy

The co-discoverer of a new earth-like world wants to call it the "Christmas planet."

The wife of Eddie Long ("Bishop" of Atlanta-based New Missionary Baptist Church) has...

Dec 1, 2011

Critics of Barack Obama take the president to task for not having enough god-talk in his annual Thanksgiving message.

Not so much a War on Christmas as a Theocratic Beachhead Established over the Christmas Break: Georgia Republican Senator Bill Heath submitted a bill on November 15th to make the...

Nov 21, 2011

We interview Sean Faircloth, author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All and What We Can Do about It. Sean was formerly Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America, but recently accepted the position of Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation.

Nov 10, 2011

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