Wednesday, January 22

What is Conatus News?


Started in 2016 by Benjamin David, Conatus News is a non-partisan online news and opinion platform for grassroots activists, essayists and commentators, focusing on issues ranging from current affairs, science, politics and education to philosophy and religion. Conatus News emphasises perspectives focused on secularism, free speech and universal human rights. Click here for more information.


Former Editor-in-Chief:

Lucas Lynch

Managing Editors:

Beatrice Louis

Sarah Mills


Dan Fisher

Copy Editors:

Angelos Sofocleous

Tara Abhasakun


For more information click here


Interested in writing for Conatus News?

If you have a pitch for an article or an article submission you would like to pitch to Conatus News, please contact us at We take submissions on topics including but not limited to current affairs, politics, science, philosophy, education and religion.

In order to get a feel for the topics and the style of writing Conatus News publishes, make sure to read previous pieces published on the site. Opinion pieces for Conatus News typically range from 750-2000 words for opinion pieces, but this limit is flexible and can be negotiated with the editors.

Please include a draft of your submission or a short statement outlining the topic you intend to write about in your email. When submitting a piece to Conatus News, ensure that all relevant citations, sources, diagrams and images are included. Pieces without relevant citations will not be accepted until these are included. Please allow up to three working days for a response to submissions. We endeavour to respond to all submissions, whether they are successful or unsuccessful.