Pew still doesn’t understand the nones

Back in 2015, Pew Research Center released a massive report giving extensive projections on the growth of religions across the world between 2010 and 2050. Among the headline findings was that the Nones – those not part of any religion – would decline as a proportion of the global population … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Mar-2017 to 17-Mar-2017.

Reflections on the Sanders Campaign: Implications for the Left

Guest post by Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson I would vote for Bernie Sanders. It’s not just that he stands for universal education, real Medicare, racial equality, reduced income inequality, and action on climate change. It’s that he knows where he sits on the political spectrum. Have you noticed that when he … Continue reading

CBC News laments the decline of religion in Canada

On Wednesday’s The National, CBC reporter Chris Brown presented a report titled “Are we Godless?” Did it miss the point? Well, obviously; I kinda gave the answer away when I said it was a CBC report. This isn’t the first time CBC has done a report wondering why Canadians are … Continue reading

New WIN/GIA survey is one of the very few to separate “nones” and atheists

Isn’t it funny how when it rains, it usually pours? After a drought in the statistics/demographics news of interest to Canadian nonbelievers, three reports get released in the space of a couple weeks. The first was the Angus Reid survey on Faith in Canada. The second was the massive Pew … Continue reading

Pew study predicts the decline of the Nones, but more likely just doesn’t understand them

Another major public opinion research group released another major report last week (the first being the Angus Reid Institute’s report on Faith in Canada). This time it was the Pew Research Center, but their report is not another survey. They collected demographic data from 2,500 censuses and large-scale surveys from … Continue reading

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