For the past few weeks, a paper in Nature has provoked vapors among those who want more scientific disruption. Bill Broad summarized it in the New York Times. The paper defined “disruption” by a p
As Jamelle Bouie observes, Ron DeSantis’s “culture war” — his attacks on LGBTQ+ people and African-Americans and educators and vaccines — is a big deal in itself: By no m
If I taught in Florida, no question I’d be worried for my job. But here’s my question for those who teach in Florida: What are you going to do? Because DeSantis is coming for you whether y
I have taken the liberty of collecting the contributions of brave fighting commenter Ukraine Patriot201367, who almost all commenters will be familiar with given his sentimental yet realistic appraisa
It’s entirely possible that I care about the legacy of Frank Church more than is reasonable, but I am writing about him extensively in my Pacific Northwest book. And for Gym Jordan to compare hi
The damage Trump did to the EPA is inestimable. And yet, it’s worth noting that this is one of the many, many issues where there is no difference between Trump and any other Republican in office
Because people like to talk about stuff, I guess.
This is the grave of Annie Webb Blanton. Born in 1870 in Houston, Texas, Blanton grew up pretty well off, though her mother died when she was 12. By that time, the family was living in the town of LaG