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War on Science

Reversing Scientific Integrity's Race to the Bottom

From COVID-19 to climate change, and toxic chemicals to endangered species, the health of this nation and our ecosystem depends on scientists being able to "think, research, and speak freely" in both Democratic and Republican administrations.

Tim Whitehouse ·

Anti-Science Republicans Like Jim Jordan Have Blood on Their Hands

The attitude of people like Jordan is why we are heading for 600,000 dead in the pandemic.

Juan Cole ·

When It Comes to the Climate Crisis, Those Responsible Should Be Held Accountable

Majority Action, has released a list of 30 corporate directors who are obstacles to climate progress—directors who should be voted out of positions of power to make way for people who are more climate literate. 

Alec Connon ·

EPA Chief Purging Trump-Era Advisers to 'Focus on Science and Reduce Industry Influence'

The move, said Administrator Michael Regan, "will ensure the agency receives the best possible scientific insight to support our work to protect human health and the environment."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

After Four Dark Years Under Trump, Words 'Climate' and 'Science' Are Back on EPA Website

"You deserve access to science and data," new EPA Administrator Michael Regan says.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

From Texas to Mississippi, States Dismantle Covid-19 Safety Protocols at Our Peril

Fauci and Walensky are flashing a yellow light to us. Governors are dangerously close to running a red.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

The Age of Social Murder

The ruling elites, despite the accelerating and tangible ecological collapse, mollify us, either by meaningless gestures or denial.

Chris Hedges ·

Lead With Facts, Not Punditry: Journalists and the Looming Superstorm of Climate Disinformation

Journalists must shirk the habit of framing everything as a two-sided debate.

Andrew McCormick ·

Trumpedemic: The Coronavirus Death Toll Reached 500,000 Because Trump Sabotaged the Covid Response

Donald Trump placed his perceived political interests over stopping a pandemic.

Mitchell Zimmerman ·