Tag: Politics

Inequality (Un)Awareness

Inequality (Un)Awareness

It seems that in this polarizing era, two things unite us: our preference for more equality and our ignorance of the scale of current inequality.

How to Advocate for Science

How to Advocate for Science

  From the careful planning of experiments to the more mundane mixing of coffee, milk, and sugar – or milk, then coffee, no sugar – science is part of our daily lives as graduate students. In contrast, science is far from the daily thoughts of…

Why Aren’t Politicians Talking About Science, and Should We Care?

Why Aren’t Politicians Talking About Science, and Should We Care?

With two months to go before election day, we’ve already seen numerous candidates in numerous debates.  It seems like politicians will debate everything…except science. Science is all around us, and has wide reaching economic, health, and social implications.  Despite this, science is conspicuously absent in…