Over the last 20 years, 17 Colombian communities have "disappeared" as a result of the expansion of the Cerrejon mine. Ewa Jasiewicz reports in this online exclusive.

Huw Lemmy reviews the film Pride in our Winter issue (out now). He argues that the film shows that politics changes people’s lives not only through winning, but through the process of fighting itself.

3. The dark side of Buddhism

This article from 2013 has been popular online this week. Buddhism is often seen as the acceptable face of religion. But Dale DeBakcsy, who worked for nine years in a Buddhist school, says it's time to think again.

4. The city and the sublime

In this piece from our Autumn issue, Alice Bell asks if we are more awestruck by our own scientific and technological achievements than by the glory of nature.

Sunday may be the ultimate symbol of Christian dominance. But, argues Sally Feldman in this archive piece from 2007, it could have value for humanists too

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