public policy

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: science, public policy, politics, federal funding, research, reality-based government, 2008 American presidential elections, ScienceDebate2008 I was disappointed, but not really surprised, when three Republican presidential candidates — Mike Huckabee, Tom Tancredo and Sam Brownback (who has since dropped out) — declared that they do not “believe in” the theory of evolution (in my opinion,…

ScienceDebate2008: What Is It?

tags: science, public policy, politics, federal funding, research, reality-based government, 2008 American presidential elections, ScienceDebate2008 I have spoken with quite a few people from CraigsList and other places regarding the logistics and goals for ScienceDebate2008, and have found that there are plenty of misperceptions as to what scientists wish to accomplish. In short; ScienceDebate2008 is…

tags: science, public policy, politics, federal funding, research, reality-based government, 2008 American presidential elections, ScienceDebate2008 There are plenty of debates for presidential candidates on all sorts of topics, but have you noticed that none of these debates include any discussion about science and research? Sure, the candidates all are ready to whine about how there…