A new issue of Freethought Today is out. Allison Samuels interviews Joshua DuBois, former head of the White House faith office. From Forward, how many American Jews are there? Michael Sean Winters on America’s Catholic moment, and its new breed of Catholic politicians. Michael Muhammad Knight on the problem with white converts: You’d think that two white American guys embracing Buddhism and Islam in the age of colonialism could have become awesome champions of antiracism and solidarity with oppressed peoples — but no. Are conservative churches really winning by being more Orthodox? Or, one more reason for journalists to be better versed in U.S. religion. Left, Behind: Robyn Ross on the hidden progressive Christian community of Texas. Is veganism a religion under anti-discrimination law? An Ohio federal district court says perhaps.