National Secular Society Podcast

By National Secular Society

Challenging religious privilege, for freedom, fairness and secularism

  1. 1.
    Beware the government’s “new normal” of faith-based public services – Opinion Out Loud Ep 014
    10:30
  2. 2.
    Ep 59: The advancement of religion
    32:45
  3. 3.
    Schools should be liberated from the compulsion of worship – Opinion Out Loud Ep 013
    6:26
  4. 4.
    Ep 58: Reforming marriage law
    42:00
  5. 5.
    Ep 57: Secularism around the world: Hungary
    40:43
  6. 6.
    Ep 56: The Assisted Dying Bill 2021
    47:35
  7. 7.
    Ep 55: Pastafarianism and the meaning of ‘religion’
    51:23
  8. 8.
    Schools aren’t there to save the church – Opinion Out Loud Ep 012
    7:34
  1. 9.
    Helping the public shouldn’t mean pushing religion on people – Opinion Out Loud Ep 010
    8:06
  2. 10.
    Ep 54: The Catholic Church and Canada’s residential schools
    30:43
  3. 11.
    Ep 53: Religion and LGBT rights: fifty years of change
    46:53
  4. 12.
    The religious threat to global human rights must be taken seriously – Opinion Out Loud Ep 010
    8:09
  5. 13.
    Ep 52: A new Catholic school for Peterborough
    42:13
  6. 14.
    Parents’ religious wishes must not trump children’s safety and education – Opinion Out Loud Ep 009
    8:53
  7. 15.
    Ep 51: Laïcité and free speech in France
    42:17
  8. 16.
    Women Leaving Islam: the rights of those who leave religion must be protected – Opinion Out Loud Ep 008
    6:40
  9. 17.
    Ep 50: The Church of England’s influence over education
    43:21
  10. 18.
    The DfE must show leadership when religious hardliners turn on schools – Opinion Out Loud Ep 007
    7:30
  11. 19.
    Ep 49: The early history of secularism
    37:24
  12. 20.
    Ep 48: Challenging the Jehovah’s Witnesses
    42:43
  13. 21.
    It’s not too late to fulfil George Holyoake’s secularist vision – Opinion Out Loud Ep 006
    14:50
  14. 22.
    Ep 47: Blasphemy in the classroom: The Batley Grammar case
    1:03:34
  15. 23.
    Any serious counter-extremism strategy should consider religious charities – Opinion Out Loud Ep 05
    8:45
  16. 24.
    Ep 46: Forced marriage and the importance of RSE
    42:43
  17. 25.
    Rerelease: Dr Antony Lempert | Exploring religious freedom (Ep 5)
    32:14
  18. 26.
    Ep 45: The Scottish Hate Crime Bill
    37:53
  19. 27.
    Ep 44: Post-Christian Britain and religion in schools
    43:22
  20. 28.
    Christian nationalism is a key part of Trump’s legacy – Opinion Out Loud Ep 04
    6:11
  21. 29.
    Rerelease: Thought for the Day | RE in Wales (Ep 17)
    32:10
  22. 30.
    Ep 43: Charles Bradlaugh – Atheist and Republican
    44:16
  23. 31.
    Religious conversion isn’t a charitable endeavour – Opinion Out Loud Ep 03
    8:46
  24. 32.
    Ep 42: Transforming education in Northern Ireland
    42:04
  25. 33.
    The Catholic Church’s control over abortion policy has sparked a furious backlash in Poland – Opinion Out Loud Ep 02
    8:51
  26. 34.
    Church and state should be separate – Opinion Out Loud Ep 01
    8:33
  27. 35.
    Rerelease: Geoffrey Robertson QC (Ep 07: Exploring religious freedom)
    34:13
  28. 36.
    Ep 41: Year in review
    38:14
  29. 37.
    Ep 40: Rachel Laser, the Americanisation of the religious right
    36:54
  30. 38.
    Rerelease: Lee and Lizanne Harris (Ep 20: Compulsory worship)
    43:57
  31. 39.
    Ep 39: The war on Christmas
    31:12
  32. 40.
    Rerelease: General election special (Ep 19)
    21:24
  33. 41.
    Ep 38: Disestablishing the Church of England
    37:38
  34. 42.
    Rerelease: Religious appointees (Ep 13)
    23:38
  35. 43.
    Ep 37: Christian nationalism and the US election
    37:15
  36. 44.
    Bonus Ep 5: Academies report
    10:54
  37. 45.
    Ep 36: Faith-shaped holes in the Equality Act
    37:41
  38. 46.
    Rerelease: Circumcision and No Outsiders (Ep 12)
    26:22
  39. 47.
    Ep 35: Dignity in Dying
    54:10
  40. 48.
    Bonus Ep 4: Stephen Evans – religious oaths
    15:22
  41. 49.
    Ep 34: Freedom and fairness in marriage law
    23:50
  42. 50.
    Rerelease: Rudolf Eliott Lockhart (Ep 06: Exploring religious freedom)
    41:25

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