I saw the title of the paper ….Car Wash Workers. Immediately the 1976 R&B hit from the movie soundtrack invaded my brain… Working at the car wash, yeah Well, those cars never seem to stop coming (Work and work) Keep those rags and machines humming (Work and work) My fingers to the bone (Work) Can’t […]
A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists documents how the Trump administration has sidelined science, and shows how science supporters and Congress can push back.
Recent pieces address the ways climate change is already disrupting lives, the “white flight” from football, advice to legislators on science, and more.
NPR’s Howard Berkes and Benny Becker of Ohio Valley Resource invite us to listen to the voice of seven coal miners—all who have severe lung disease because of their work.
The annual “March for Life” this year tries to claim science is on their side, but it isn’t. Commentators are calling them on the contradiction between this claim and the anti-science policies pushed by organizations that aim to ban abortion.
“Paradise” for some Texas poultry workers is being defined as permission to pee when necessary. It’s been achieved, at least for the moment.
The nationwide financial squeeze on federal employees, contractors, and the businesses that depend on them may be the most visible harm from the ongoing partial government shutdown, but we should also be aware of damage to science. The shutdown has furloughed federal scientists, stalled data collection, weakened scientific meetings, left current and potential collaborators hanging, […]
Live streaming of the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) captured our attention in 2011. Rules were put in place in 2016 to guard against a similar disaster, but the White House is on the verge of rolling them back.
DOI has rolled out another strategy for reducing public access to information it considers unfavorable: making it harder to get information via Freedom of Information Act requests.