Are Our Checks and Balances Broken?

In the United States, we grow up being taught about the virtues of checks and balances, and this great, looming, governmental system designed to keep any one branch from gaining control over the other two. The executive has veto power and can appoint judges, judges can review legislation and develop caselaw, the legislative can override […]

Get Involved In Science Policy

There’s a mythology that looms large when it comes to science in this country, that science is a frightening and scary thing, far too complicated for mere mortals to grasp. It should be left to Those In Charge and people shouldn’t try to understand science news, shouldn’t bother reading scientific studies, should rely on other […]