Leaving the priesthood, trouble at sea, and the nuclear war that never was
The best long-reads from the New Humanist this month.
Oliver Harris explores London’s secret network of underground tunnels, which provide a physical history of the nuclear war that never was.
After 20 years as a Catholic priest, Richard Barton is struggling to understand why it took him so long to leave the church.
We know what carbon dioxide is doing to our atmosphere – but could it have an equally devastating effect on our oceans?In the cover story from our Winter issue, Mark Lorch explains.
An American director is using theatre to help people from different walks of life confront trauma and loss. Matthew Green reports.
In his final piece for us, Mark Fisher analyses a new adaptation of Michael Crichton’s “Westworld”, which invites the audience to sympathise with its android characters.