Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: science

Neil deGrasse Tyson on the threat of science denial

The astrophysicist says that when you have people who don't know much about science denying it and rising to power, it's a recipe for the complete dismantling of our democracy.

It’s official: Trump budget would make deep cuts to climate and...

“It's now up to Congress to restore funding, recognizing that America's economic and security interests are intertwined with the well-being of people and the planet.”

A small act of scientific civil disobedience

Big science publications put important peer-reviewed research behind expensive paywalls. But some scientists have found creative ways around them.

6 ways citizens across the U.S. are using science to build...

By collecting climate change data, monitoring air quality, and reverse-engineering insulin, locals are creating a more just and equitable society.

How important is NASA’s Earth science program that Trump wants to...

Most people know NASA for its moon shots and participation in the International Space Station; many don’t realize that NASA also supports its space mission through its Earth Science program.

Opinion: First thoughts on Trump-era science

Stanford researchers Paul and Anne Ehrlich offer suggestions on coping in a world where science suddenly feels devalued.

Beekeepers Lost 44% of Honey Bee Colonies Last Year

Beekeepers recently reported that this last year was the highest annual loss of bee colonies in the past six years.

Making Science History

The Koch brothers are buying up museum boards to influence others of their junk climate theories. Isn’t it odd that infamous science-deniers are directing a science museum?

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.