The Assault on Science is Not New – Carol Dansereau

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by Carol Dansereau Originally published April 20, 2017 at Counterpunch.org We should all “March For Science” this Earth Day.  But let’s get one thing straight.  The assault on science is nothing new.  It’s been going on under Democrats and Republicans

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