Science, Politics and Activism

The panelists talked about pure science, science policy, the intersection between science and politics, and the role of scientific activism… read more

The panelists talked about pure science, science policy, the intersection between science and politics, and the role of scientific activism in local and national politics. Scientists and science journalists talked about hurricanes, global climate change, and whether creationism should be taught in the classroom. After their presentations they responded to audience members' questions. 

Chris Mooney is the author of The Republican War on Science and Storm World. Ed Brayton is a science blogger and co-founder of Michigan Citizens

for Science. Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist. 

“Science, Politics and Activism” was a session of the second annual YearlyKos Convention, held in the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ed Brayton Blogger Dispatches from the Culture War
  • Sean M. Carroll Senior Research Associate California Institute of Technology->Physics Department
  • Chris Mooney Correspondent Seed Magazine->Washington, DC
  • Tara Smith Professor University of Iowa->Epidemiology
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2007

Airing Details

  • Aug 11, 2007 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2007 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2007 | 3:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2007 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2007 | 3:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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