Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists The Dutch branch of the Church of Scientology has lost its tax status as “public welfare institution”, and the tax benefits that go along with it, in a ruling made by the court in The Hague on Wednesday. The court decided that the sales of the Church’s expensive courses and therapy […]Read more "International Court Deals Blow To Scientology Tax-Free Status"
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists All couples will now be allowed to have two children, the state-run news agency said, citing a statement from the Communist Party. The controversial policy was introduced nationally in 1979, to reduce the country’s birth rate and slow the population growth rate. However, concerns at China’s ageing population led to […]Read more "China Ends One-Child Policy for All Couples"
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists During a month of renewed Israeli-Palestinian violence, one hummus restaurant is paying Jews and Arabs to sit down together for a meal. On Oct. 13, Kobi Tzafrir, owner of the Humus Bar in a shopping mall in Kfar Vitkin, north of Tel Aviv, advertised a 50 percent discount to Jews and […]Read more "Israeli Cafe Offers Discounts For Jews And Arabs Who Share A Meal Together"
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists The Black Lives Matter network will skip a presidential endorsement but keep up its political activism by confronting candidates about the treatment of African-Americans in the United States, one of the group’s founders says. In an Associated Press interview, Alicia Garza discussed the organization’s refusal to settle on a preferred […]Read more "Black Lives Matter group will not endorse any presidential candidates for 2016 election"
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists New research involving a psychologist from the University of York has revealed for the first time that both belief in God and prejudice towards immigrants can be reduced by directing magnetic energy into the brain. Dr Keise Izuma collaborated with a team from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), […]Read more "Scientists reduce belief in God by shutting down the brain’s medial frontal cortex"