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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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March for Science Partner Claims Science is Biased and Prejudiced

One of the official partners of the March for Science is We have already seen that this activist group has in the past helped to promote the anti-science posture with regard to GMOs. But they also represent the earliest incarnations … 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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Another Tweet Supports the March for Science

  Me thinks this tweet says it all: We’re so excited #intersectionality is a core principle of the #ScienceMarch! Thanks @ScienceMarchDC! Reading list: https://t.co/foDqcXN6fi pic.twitter.com/1YE5X5P2Qy — Makerspace Urbana (@makerspaceu) 28 January 2017    

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Another Scientist Insists Science is Political

Thanks to the March for Science, another scientist has come out to insist that science is political.  This time it’s PZ Myers, the scientist known for his anti-religious bigotry and extreme leftist politics.  On March 2, 2017, Myers wrote a … Continue reading

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March for Science Supporters Continue to Undercut and Poison Science.

I think the March for Science has significant potential to do some serious harm to science given it is a political act masquerading as a non-political act.  Over at the New Republic, Emily Atkin wrote an article that touches on … Continue reading

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The AAAS Decides to Further Politicize Science

It looks like the American Association for the Advancement of Science is transforming itself into a partisan special interests group: AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific organization, announced Thursday that it will partner with the March for Science, a nonpartisan … Continue reading

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