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Posts by Hank Campbell

Government: There Is More To Science Than Government-Funded Jobs

For the better part of this century, the federal government has promoted the notion that only government-funded science is real science, and the private sector is the icky kind that, let's face it, the kind of people who overwhelmingly prefer to stay in academia dislike. (1) read...

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NYU Journalism Department Scandal Grows – Fraud, Conflicts Of Interest, Denial

A group called US Right To Know is embracing the rich history of the anti-science movement; a history filled with lots of revenue for smear campaigns against scientists, companies in the science business, and more overtly, political allies opposed to the same science they are. read...

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If RFK Jr. Wasn’t Good Enough For Pres. Obama, He Shouldn’t Be Good Enough For Trump

If RFK Jr. Wasn’t Good Enough For Pres. Obama, He Shouldn’t Be Good Enough For Trump

Earlier today, President-Elect Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and, at least according to RFK, Jr., wants the prominent Democratic anti-vaccine activist to head a commission on vaccine safety. read...

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Environmental Opportunity In A Trump Presidency

Though environmental activists are aghast that Republicans now control the White House, the Senate and the House for the first time since the 1920s, at least a few have come to some self-awareness that non-stop lobbying against jobs and poor people, and for higher regulations and cost, are to blame for why their candidate lost.What they don't realize is that there is actually a great deal of...

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Baby Boomers Unbound: Marijuana Surges In The Elderly

Baby Boomers Unbound: Marijuana Surges In The Elderly

When the oddly-named Baby Boom generation (the "boom" happened in 1946, after soldiers returned from World War II, it wasn't an entire generation) were young, it was the age of "Reefer Madness", with kids involved in manslaughter, suicide, and a whole bunch else thanks to marijuana. read...

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