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Atheist Revolution. VJACK started Atheist Revolution in early 2005 in response to a rising tide of anti-intellectualism and Christian extremism in America and focuses primarily on the intersection of religion and politics.
Homosecular Gaytheist. The Homosecular Gaytheist – and Friends! is a lively group blog that explores atheist issues.
No God Blog. No God Blog is written by Dave Silverman, who is a spokesperson for American Atheists, but the blog does not always reflect the official position of AA.
Richard Dawkins. Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist, and the man most atheists would pick to actually be god. His blog is mostly a compedium of news from other sources, but it’s international and always up-to-date.
Skepchick. Skepchick is a group of women (and one deserving guy) who write about science, skepticism, and pseudoscience. With intelligence, curiosity, and occasional snark, the group tackles diverse topics from astronomy to astrology, psychics to psychology.
Alternet. AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet’s aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more.
The Nation. Founded on July 6, 1865, The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the US, and a beacon of liberal views and values.
Truthdig. Truthdig is a web magazine that provides a mix of long-form articles, interviews, and blog-like commentary on current events, delivered from a progressive point-of-view.
Rant and Reason. The American Humanist Association provides their perspective on breaking news and politics.
Religious Right Watch. To secure the blessings of liberty, we must keep an eye on the “blessed.”
Secular Values Voter. The Secular Coalition for America’s blog, currently heavily focused on the 2008 US election.
The Wall of Separation. Blog by Americans United for the Separaton of Church and State emphasizes issues that violate the Constitution.
Bad Astronomy. Phil Plait is an astronomer, lecturer, and author. He is a skeptic, a Doctor Who fan, and he fights misuses of science as well as praising the wonder of real science.
Pharyngula. PZ Myers is a biologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Myers is an outspoken, irreverant atheist whose life was recently threatened because of a cracker.
Scientific American. The latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space.