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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 AmericanFreethought.com. Thanks!

Jun 21, 2017

Encore release June 21, 2017.

We interview Troy Boyle, president of the new National Atheist Party. For more about the NAP visit USANAP.org.

Plus: Pat Robertson is at it again. This time he's warning against the dangers of possessed pre-owned sweaters. And finally, check out the new hardcover edition of the...


Jun 20, 2017

 Encore release June 20, 2017.

We interview Dan Riley, author of Generation Atheist, which profiles the experiences of 25 young up-and-comers in the  atheist community. It's available in paperback or for Kindle). For more information visit GenerationAtheistBook.com.

Meanwhile...Russia gets smacked by a meteor, and the...


Jun 19, 2017

Encore release June 19, 2017.

We interview Seth Andrews, host of The Thinking Atheist podcast and author of the new memoir Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason (available in paperback or for Kindle).

Plus: Boy Scouts of America might go gay, and a Catholic hospital wins a lawsuit by arguing that a fetus is...


Jun 18, 2017

Encore release June 18, 2017.

We interview Carlos Diaz, the new president of Atheist Alliance International. Carlos talks about the latest developments with AAI, including the Atheist Census initiative.

Plus: President Obama picks a more liberal minister to deliver the benediction at his second inaugural.

Distant...


Jun 17, 2017

Encore release June 17, 2017.

We interview Susan Jacoby, journalist and outspoken nonbeliever, about her new book The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought. Susan is also the author of (among other titles) Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism and The Age of American Unreason.

The Great...