articles tagged: partisan politics
political civility is dead. long live political civility?
# politics

political civility is dead. long live political civility?

Sometimes angry calls for more civility in political and social discourse are necessary. And sometimes they're just a muzzle for partisan bloviators who can dish it out but can't take it.

when public fury and fear start calling the shots
# politics

when public fury and fear start calling the shots

The Tea Party is gladly willing to sabotage science, education, technology, and anything else that reminds them that the world is changing because to them, change is scary.

at this rate, forget about fixing global warming
# politics

at this rate, forget about fixing global warming

It's awfully hard to come up with ways to combat global warming when politicians are harassing climatologists for daring to conduct their research and find proof that the planet is heating up.

conservapedia faces off against einstein
# science

conservapedia faces off against einstein

Yes, the rumors are true, Conservapedia, the right wing anti-Wikipedia, thinks relativity is a liberal plot to indoctrinate new atheists.

playing politics with the future of space travel
# space

playing politics with the future of space travel

The left seems to believe that private space companies will be fine with sacrificing their customers for profit.

another way politics poison everything…
# politics

another way politics poison everything…

Partisan tribalism is so toxic, it can indirectly influence people to vote against their best interests just to make a statement.

the GOP’s rising neutron star
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the GOP’s rising neutron star

Bobby Jindal is a rising star within the GOP. Unfortunately, it's because he keeps picking battles with scientific reality.

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