Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: science

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

EPA has been captured by fossil fuel interests, democratic senators tell...

Rampant cronyism, conflicts of interest, and corruption?

Scientists, climate experts endorse Joe Biden as 2020 presidential candidate

"On Earth Day, we speak with one voice: we must elect Joe Biden the next president of the United States—for all our sakes."

Meet the climate science deniers who downplayed COVID-19 risks

American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.

EPA updates plans to limit use of science in decision-making

"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."

Trump administration to strip clean water protection putting the country’s water...

"Waters that have been protected for almost 50 years will no longer be protected under the Clean Water Act."

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Science-advisory board says Trump administration’s policies run counter to established science

"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."

The Trump administration’s latest attempt to undermine science – and how...

A bill that is gaining bipartisan momentum in the House would protect the science that protects the public.

‘Censorship science, pure and simple:’ Physicians for Social Responsibility opposes EPA...

“The EPA is seeking to turn its back on studies that enable its core mission: to safeguard environmental health and protect American communities from harm."

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.