Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020
In this episode Emma Park speaks to Kaja Bryx, president of the Polish Rationalist Association, about the influence of the Catholic Church and the religious right in Poland.
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020
Emma Park speaks to Nick Duffy, current affairs editor at Pink News, about so-called 'conversion therapy', the type of psychological practices that it can involve, and the harm it can cause to those who undergo it.
Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020
If you're a secularist, should you also be a republican? How have the two movements been historically intertwined – and how close are the ties between the monarchy and the Church of England today?
Graham Smith, CEO of Republic, a membership-based pressure group that campaigns to abolish the monarchy, joins the podcast to discuss these issues and more.
Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020
On paper, the Chinese constitution permits 'normal religious activities'. In reality, if you try to practise your religion in China independently of the state, you risk prison and worse.
In this episode, Dr Sophie Richardson, China director of Human Rights Watch, speaks to Emma Park about freedom of religion and belief in China – or the lack of it.
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