If we want to protect the integrity of scientific inquiry, we must protect democracy (at Scientific American)
At the LSE USAPP blog
Abortion policy would probably be much different in the U.S. under institutions that actually respected political equality and majority rule. More at The Equation.
Just weeks before the Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of placing a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, newly released documents from a federal trial demonstrate that Trump administration officials falsely testified about the Justice Department’s motives and justification for adding the question, a decision that has been roundly criticized by the nation’s leading scientific and civil rights organizations (at The Equation).
New Fact Sheet: Reforms to Strengthen Democracy for the Public Good (@UCS)
California students can help renew our democratic spirit. Here’s how. (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
When the Framers of the U.S. Constitution determined that political power should be allocated proportionally based on population and race (as opposed to wealth, heredity, or religion), they needed a scientific means of measuring population. That is the primary reason that we have the Decennial Census, so that population traits can be identified geographically (at The Equation).
When the 116thCongress convenes in January, the new Democratic House majority has promised to make electoral integrity literally its first priority: House Resolution 1 (at The Equation).