Why scientists fear the “toxic” Covid-19 debate

Copy-paste from The New Statesman. The hyper-polarisation of discussions about how to handle¬†the coronavirus pandemic¬†risks stifling nuance and undermining scientific inquiry. By Laurie Clarke. On one side of the Covid-19 debate are the anti-maskers, self-styled freedom fighters versed in the ideals of free market libertarianism and the defence of personal liberties. On the other, are … More Why scientists fear the “toxic” Covid-19 debate

Lionhearts of 2020

Scott Atlas is this year’s leading lionheart in my view. He is an academic with zero political aspirations who entered the White House at significant personal cost. Regardless of which political side he appears to be on, the reason he entered the White House was “because the President of the United States asked me, a … More Lionhearts of 2020