Category Archives: March for Science

Memphis March for Science Splits Because of Infighting

From here: On one side are scientists who value their work for its purity, its separation from politics—illusory though that may seem under an administration that seeks to downsize the EPA, cut the NIH budget, and deny climate change. On … Continue reading

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March for Science Further Marginalizes New Atheism

If you needed any further evidence that the “religion and science are incompatible” position of the New Atheists is a fringe belief, consider that the March for Science’s first official blog posting rejects it: The War on Science is partly … Continue reading

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Scientist Explains Why He Will Not Join “March for Science”

  The Mad Virologist explains why he will not participate in the March for Science.  It began on the MfS Facebook page: Imagine my surprise when I saw a comment in the group about science in the US being bought … Continue reading

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Snake Oil Salesman Becomes Hononary Chair of March for Science

Caroline Weinberg, National Co-chair of the March for Science, has embraced Bill Nye as an honorary chair of the March.  She claims that he will “personify our goals and principles” and that “we couldn’t be more honored”  to have him … Continue reading

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Getting Harder to Hide to Partisan Agendas Behind the “March for Science”

Poor Jerry Coyne.  The atheist activist is struggling mightily about the March for Science.  He wants to attend the march, although he doesn’t know what it is supposed to accomplish.  But he’s having a hard time closing his eyes to … Continue reading

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March for Science Threatens Public’s Trust in Science

In her article, Is the March for Science Bad for Scientists?, Emily Atkin made a point that is both dangerous and foolhardy: If scientists are defensive in the first place, perhaps it’s because of conservative rhetoric portraying them as partisan … Continue reading

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March for Science Supporters Don’t Seem All That Interested in Science

The March for Science (MfS) Facebook page claims “We are people who value science” and ” What unites us is a love of science, and an insatiable curiosity. We all recognize that science is everywhere and affects everyone. Science is … Continue reading

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The Big Picture Behind the March for Science

The March for Science (MfS) promotes and sells itself as non-partisan when there is no evidence for such posturing.  In fact, the evidence we have thus far indicates such posturing is misleading.  But there is more to the MfS than … Continue reading

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Infighting at the March for Science

Back on Feb 23, the March for Science tweeters posted the following: Are you a female who thought about doing engineering but decided against it? Why? What can the science community do better? #ScienceMarch pic.twitter.com/2Hzv2VqvRM — March for Science (@ScienceMarchDC) … Continue reading

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Psychologist Explains How Social Scientists Are Harming Science

Here’s an excellent article from Clay Routledge, a Professor of Psychology at North Dakota State University. Many social scientists are excited about and poised to participate in the upcoming March for Science, which is being described by the organizers as … Continue reading

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