Activism

ozatheist on December 18th, 2008

In previous posts I’ve discussed how the Atheist Foundation of Australia (AFA) are trying in vain to place adverts on buses around Australia. Well now they have lodged a complaint with the Tasmanian Anti-discrimination Commissioner. The Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc is to complain to the Tasmanian Anti-discrimination Commissioner following the refusal of Metro Tasmania, [...]

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ozatheist on December 9th, 2008

When someone decides the picture on an album cover is offensive and adds it to a black-list then everyone suffers. from Wikipedia added to child pornography blacklist Wikipedia has been blacklisted by a British online child pornography watchdog, causing almost every internet user in Britain to be blocked from contributing to the site anonymously. The [...]

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ozatheist on November 27th, 2008

A couple of days ago it came to my attention that the AFA’s Atheist Bus Campaign has hit another snag. From the transcript of the Religion Report radio broadcast the other day: … the Atheist Foundation of Australia, who have been refused permission to buy advertising space on public transport. You might have read in [...]

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ozatheist on November 3rd, 2008

Most of you should have by now heard of the UK atheist bus campaign, which I discussed a few days ago. Well it looks like us Aussies are going to follow the POMs lead and run an atheist bus campaign of our own. The Atheist Foundation of Australia (AFA) has announced they are going to [...]

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ozatheist on September 25th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia I found this fascinating quote today: It is undeniable that atheist activism is desperately needed. It is also clear that we can make an important difference through even a minimal investment of time. So why aren’t more atheists engaging in activism? It occurs to me that it might be useful to address [...]

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ozatheist on September 24th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia News from UK. A British jury acquitted environmental activists who damaged a coal-fired power station. The Court cleared the six activists of criminal damage, accepting they had a “lawful excuse” to damage the Kingsnorth property to try to prevent the even greater damage of climate change. The defence of “lawful excuse” under [...]

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