Author: Doug

Founder, editor and host of Secular Left - please be gentle

November 19, 2020 / Podcast

In this episode Doug gets schooled on the Secular Voices Survey by Dr. Juhem Navarro-Rivera from Socioanalitica Research. Secular voters are more than atheist and agnostic and they are more political and more progressive than white Christian nationalists. Secular voters also are more concerned about the response to COVID-19. Dr. Navarro-Rivera also touches on the Latinx vote. Voters for Trump tended to come from countries where they were richer and a higher social class than Latinx voters in Arizona which went for Biden.

October 23, 2020 / Podcast
October 8, 2020 / Podcast

In this episode Doug talks to Sarah Levin from Secular Strategies, about her project Secular Democrats. Sarah discuss how the non-religious would find a good home in the Democratic party. She explains why the freedom to be a bigot is subverting religious freedom for all of us and finally they talk about the problem with Christian nationalists feeling entitled to our tax dollars.

September 24, 2020 / Podcast

In this episode, after a short statement about the non-indictments in the Breonna Taylor murder case, we try to find out why a Supreme Court vacancy was more different in 2016 than in 2020. Next Doug has a short interview with a friend who is running for elected office. Finally we discover if talking about anti-racism is racist.

August 29, 2020 / Podcast

In this episode Doug looks at another unjustified police shooting of a person of color in Kenosha Wisconsin and tries to figure out why a 17 year old with a police fetish murdered two protesters. Then he wonders why Speaker Nancy Pelosi lied when she claimed the national party would support incumbent Democrats this election year. Finally, he visits with the Secular Democrats of America at their first online meeting during the Democratic National Convention.

August 10, 2020 / Podcast

In this episode Doug talks about the soul of Governor Mike Dewine and why he wants to see us all dead. Doug looks at the fake outrage called cancel culture and like Big Foot, he can’t find it where people say it is. Finally, he brings up a recent John Oliver show about the Whitewashing of US History. All of this and a mention a new group in Ohio trying to bring us Ranked Choice Voting. It will be a hoot. Please join us.