Magdi Semrau writes about the politics of language, science and medicine for the Editorial Board. She has researched child language development and published in the New York Academy of Sciences. Born and raised in Alaska, she can be found @magi_jay.
On Nate Cohn’s spurious analysis.
From quiet proceduralism to violent insurrection and back again.
How the press distorts political reality.
That Black people are invisible from the public education debate shows just how intellectually impoverished the conversation is.
Ordinary human bigotry radicalized for profit.
It shouldn’t be negative and we should be proud.
As they did with President Lyndon Johnson’s agenda, the press corps should inform the electorate about the existential battle at hand.
We should worry less about the ravings of anti-vaxxers obsessed with microchips, and more about the falsehoods that, enjoying a patina of scientific authority, are harder to identify and harder to correct.
For covid, time for sticks, not carrots.
They were made for each other.