The July edition of New Humanist magazine is on sale, containing articles on the following:
Torch bearers – Politics, religion and money may be wrestling to control the Olympics. But, argues Paul Sims, they’ll never be a match for the sheer drama.
Gender traitors – From 19th century anti-suffragists to today’s anti-feminists, Sally Feldman finds a common link between women who turn against themselves.
The genius myth – Lisa Jardine tells Laurie Taylor why she believes in doubt, precision and uncertainty.
Inside the global rebellion – The 21st century has seen the world rocked by a variety of religious challenges to the secular state. Mark Juergensmeyer went in search of common features.
Mistaken identity – Obsessing about culture traps people in their own history, argues Kenan Malik.