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Pundits who turn every topic into a partisan contest or controversy are now doing it with a pandemic. It's a stupid game and the only prizes are a nasty illness or a painful death.
With the planet still heating up while politicians are either twiddling their thumbs or actively making things worse, prepare for conversations about climate change to have a very different tone.
The experiment to turn laid off coal miners into rockstar programmers has been going on for years now with little to show for it except more right wing rage on social media.
The right manufactured a free speech crisis on college campuses and President Trump may be giving them a tool to hold the nation’s R&D labs hostage while demanding the spotlight.
Lamar Smith refuses to give up on manufacturing a scandal, demanding publicly available data from NOAA
Too many of the lawmakers who sit on the House Science and Technology Committee are the absolute worst people to be on such a committee.
Politico sounds the alarm on ignorant voters, the voters who refuse to follow the news and won't even try to learn how their government works.
How do we shake people out of the cozy realities they tend to build for themselves online?
When you spend your days fear-mongering and creating imaginary existential threats, is it any wonder if violence breaks out as a consequence?
In American politics, scientists have two choices: a party that actively hates them and a party that merely pays lip service to their work.