Episode 2: The Johnson Amendment Part 1

April 26, 2017

Luciano and Juhem talk about the Johnson Amendment, the law regulating political spending by churches and other nonprofit organizations. President Trump promised to "destroy" the law to please his religious conservative base. In Part 1, Luciano and Juhem focus on what is the Johnson Amendment and its role in the separation of church and state.


Links of interest:

Survey about support of Johnson Amendment

NPR pimer on Johnson Amendment

Trump vows to destroy Johnson Amendment

Episode 1: The Benito Juarez Experience/The Secular Left

April 19, 2017

In the first episode of The Benito Juárez Experience Juhem and Luciano discuss their paths to atheism and activism, why we named the podcast "The Benito Juárez Experience." We also talk about how the American religious left gets too much attention compared to the nascent secular left, and the racial bias in the discussion of the religious left.

Links of interest:

'Religious left' emerging as U.S. political force in Trump era (Scott Malone, Reuters.com)

Pew Religious Landscape Survey