The Freethought Movement in 2013 – 5 Hopes and Challenges by James Croft.
It’s time to get the freethought movement moving. 2012 has been huge: The Reason Rally powerfully demonstrated the rise of a new political constituency, and the presidential election – with 70% of religious “nones” voting for Obama – showed the potential of freethinkers to shape American politics in the future. But it won’t be easy: activating our influence will require massive effort and strategic nous. With that in mind, here are 5 hopes and challenges for the freethought movement in 2013.