Politicians and governments are suppressing science, argues The BMJ

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Politicians and governments are suppressing science, and when good science is suppressed, people die, argues a senior editor at The BMJ today. Executive editor, Dr. Kamran Abbasi, argues that COVID-19 “has unleashed state corruption on a grand scale, and it is harmful to public health.” Politicians and industry are responsible for […]

When good governments go bad

IMAGE: The ruins of the Roman Forum, once a site of a representational government. view more  Credit: (c) Linda Nicholas, Field Museum All good things must come to an end. Whether societies are ruled by ruthless dictators or more well-meaning representatives, they fall apart in time, with different degrees of severity. In a new paper, anthropologists […]