Foreign scientists write letter criticizing decline of Canadian federal research – The Globe and Mail. Okay, so I’ll leave this issue about the Harper government and science here: it’s enough, surely, that the international science community is taking aim, too, at the cretinous ideologues in the Conservative Party? On second thoughts, no – it’s not
Scientists not shielded from political interference from feds: report – The Globe and Mail. The Evidence for Democracy research on science and politics, as covered in yesterday’s Globe and Mail.
Can Scientists Speak? | Evidence for Democracy. Pursuant to my recent re-blogging of news articles on the manipulation and suppression of science by the Harper government in Canada, a recent analysis by the non-profit organisation Evidence for Democracy (ah, another target for conservative wrath, and no doubt for auditing by Canada Revenue, which seems to
If you think I’m being a little extreme, a little one-sided perhaps, about the Harper Conservatives’ narrow ideology, and preference for right-wing prejudice over research and evidence, try this: Scientists rail against imposed ignorance: Goar | Toronto Star. They used to say, if you think education is expensive, try ignorance. Seems the Conservatives have done the