The Politics of Science

Are politicians giving us the right prescriptions? Audio and video of the Smith Family Foundation debate.


Earlier this month, Reason's science correspondent Ronald Bailey squared off against Seed correspondent Chris Mooney, author of The Republican War on Science, and Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith for a debate on the unsavory entanglement of politics and science, sponsored by the Donald and Paula Smith Family Foundation. New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade moderated.

Ronald Bailey is Reason's science correspondent. His book Liberation Biology: The Scientific and Moral Case for the Biotech Revolution is now available from Prometheus Books.

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