Politics

Stephen Knight Joins Us #Minds IRL

Stephen Knight is a blogger and host of award-winning 'The Godless Spellchecker' Podcast. He is a critic of religion and proponent of freedom of expression. He has featured on the BBC's flagship ethical debate show and frequently reports from UK secular conferences.

Meghan Murphy Joins Us to Discuss Topics Around Safe Spaces for Women #Minds IRL

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Meghan Murphy is a Canadian writer, journalist, and founder and editor of the website and blog Feminist Current.

She also vlogs on a Youtube channel under her own name. Meghan completed a Master’s degree in the department of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012. She is skeptical of rigid ideologies and stresses the need for critical thinking when advancing arguments.

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Tim Pool Joins Us! #Minds IRL 8/31/19 New Jersey

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Tim Pool is an American journalist whose unique style of interactive broadcast journalism exists at the intersection of social and mainstream media. As a Producer for VICE Media, he has covered major events around the world in places such as Istanbul, Cairo, and Sao Paulo. Pool's coverage for VICE.com, as well as his groundbreaking livestream coverage of the 2011 Occupy Wall Street protest movement, has been featured by international media outlets including The Guardian, Reuters, The New York Times, NBC, FastCompany, and Al Jazeera English.

Josephine Mathias Joins us Live! #Minds IRL

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Josephine Mathias is a YouTuber who utilizes her political science background to explore trending sociopolitical topics.  She is a free speech advocate that identifies as “somewhere between classical liberal and democratic liberal”.

Beyond Atheism into Identity Politics; Michael Trollan Joins Us

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Michael Trollan has over 20 years of experience in the advertising agency world as a digital technology consultant, working with Fortune 500 clients as large as Verizon, Ralph Lauren, MasterCard, Samsung, the New York Stock Exchange, and many more. His projects have won a Telly award, a PR Week award, one Clio, and three nominations for Webby awards. Michael is the founder of SecularAction.org, a platform which collects and publicizes actions that new activists to the secular community can take to get involved. He has served as a founding board member of Sunday Assembly New York, and as an advisory board member and donor for Women’s Education Project, a nonprofit which helps women in India to transition out of poverty into college and careers.

Count Dankula on Free Speech, UKIP and Online Comedy #Minds IRL New Jersey

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Use Promo Code DANK to Save 10% on Tickets: https://irl.minds.com/new-jersey Mark Meechan also known by his internet pseudonym “Count Dankula” is a comedian, Youtuber, and political activist. Mark rocketed into the public consciousness in 2016 when he released a controversial viral video on YouTube. The controversy surrounding this situation has stirred a massive debate over the values of free speech and free expression in the Western world. Since June of 2018, he has been very active in British politics with the UKIP party.

Armoured and Shoe & #Minds IRL Event Series Launch!

Armoured Skeptic and Sho0nHead join us live to discuss the launch of the #MINDS IRL event series. Both Armoured and Shoe will be speaking on panels at the first event in New Jersey on Saturday 8/31/19!

Get your tickets here: https://irl.minds.com/new-jersey

Use promo code SKEPTIC or SHOE to receive 10% off on each ticket purchased.

Dr. Gad Saad Joins Us!

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Dr. Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing, former holder (2008-2018) of the Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption, and advisory fellow at the Center for Inquiry. He was an Associate Editor of Evolutionary Psychology (2012-2015) and of Customer Needs and Solutions (2014- ). He has held Visiting Associate Professorships at Cornell University, Dartmouth College, and the University of California-Irvine.

Tim Pool Gets it Done on the Joe Rogan Experience w/ Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde

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Tim Pool was Joe Rogan’s special guest on a JRE podcast that included CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey and Twitter’s head of Trust and Security Vijaya Gadde. This interview was in response to the last interview Joe Rogan did with Jack Dorsey where Joe admittedly did not know enough to challenge some of the censorship concerns Twitter users currently have. This is our review of how we felt this conversation went.

Abortion Rights, Bible Literacy, The Border Wall & More w/ Lauren Chen aka Roaming Millennial

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Lauren Chen aka @roamingmil is a prominent and very talented conservative commentator, who has an informed approach and values dialogue w/ varying viewpoints.

Checkout Lauren's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLUrVTVTA3PnUFpYvpfMcpg

Sargon of Akkad on Brexit, Covington, DNC Candidates and More

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin is a popular independent Vlogger with almost 900,000 subscribers on YouTube. A skeptic of ideologies both theological and political, his channel is dedicated to rational arguments backed by evidence. Sometimes a polemicist, at other times soft spoken, Sargon of Akkad has created a considerable amount of content regarding skeptical thought.

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Keeping Up w/ Scientology: Tony Ortega Joins us

Tony Ortega is a journalist who was formerly the editor of The Village Voice. He's written about Scientology since 1995, and in May 2015 released a book about Scientology's harassment of Paulette Cooper titled 'The Unbreakable Miss Lovely.'

He continues to monitor breaking developments in the Scientology world from an undisclosed location in an underground bunker he shares with four cats and one of them wrinkly Shar Pei dogs.

We discuss the various celebrities that are currently in the cult and how they got involved. You may be surprised as to who these celebrities are. We also dug into the recent murder that took place on an Australian Scientology establishment. Tony also told us about the potential elderly abuse charges that Scientology may be dealing with surrounding fraudulent credit card applications.

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Rucka Rucka Ali on Patreon, Capitalism and Censorship

Rucka Rucka Ali is a musician and internet sensation. His music infuses comedy with sociopolitical commentary. You can find Rucka's music on iTunes, Amazon Music, Spotify etc.  You can also find Rucka's wildly popular videos on his YouTube Channel. 

What's going on with Patreon? Is comedy under attack? Is capitalism the best way to go? We discuss all of this and more with Rucka Rucka Ali.