Welcome to the first issue of Never Just Science! When I sketched out a plan for writing this newsletter, I thought I’d likely start with some obvious…
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And why am I so excited about it?
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Yes, we're still talking about it
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In less than a decade, we’ve moved from “Science has no politics,” to “Science is political but nonpartisan” (the official position of 2017’s March for…
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Curious about a world without police? This post is for you.
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Historians of science are, by nature, skeptical of expertise—and now just isn’t the time. 
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If not now, when?
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And where should we look for it?
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Experts have important things to say. But they are not the only people whose opinions matter.
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I’m still reluctant to call the administration’s attacks on science “Lysenkoist.” The term has so much baggage. But there doesn’t seem much doubt that…
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And it turns out that was a really bad idea
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History isn't celebration, so where do we get inspiration?
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