Supreme Court justice says the #MeToo movement is important, but so is due process.
Robby SoaveICYMI: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked about balancing MeToo activism and due process. She said there's no conflict, you absolutely need both, and campuses are screwing it up by tilting the playing field against accused students (!)
Toni Airaksinen"Many students who are accused of misconduct will still face investigatory procedures that seem hopelessly biased against them" @robbysoave
Robby SoaveNotorious RBG comes out swinging against campus Title IX trials because of due process concerns. Being concerned about anti- sexual harassment overreach on campus isn't a left-right thing, or shouldn't be.
How scholars of politics rate the presidents — including the current one.
Nate SilverIt speaks poorly to the field of presidential scholarship that political scientists have Trump ranked as the worst president of all time **after only one year on the job**, below presidents who e.g. helped blunder us into the Civil War & Great Depression. nyti.ms/2EyoGbVpic.twitter.com/VpddS46Rkb
Free expression on campus isn’t childproofed — except at Polk State College, where part-time faculty member Serhat Tanyolacar’s artwork was rejected from a faculty art exhibition for being “too controversial.” In early January, Polk State encouraged...
Sarah McLaughlinCollege campuses should not be sanitized of provocative artwork. But that’s what happened at @PolkState, where anti-Trump artwork was rejected from a faculty art exhibition for being “too controversial.”
New research provides evidence that left-wing authoritarian attitudes exist in the United States. The preliminary findings, published in the scientific jou ...
Geoffrey Miller"Left-wing authoritarians can be just as prejudiced, dogmatic, and extremist as right-wing authoritarians". New study shows that 'authoritarianism' scales in psychology have been biased against conservatives for decades. HT @jmrphy
We are taking no steps to prevent further Russia interference in our elections.
Max BootImagine if, after 9/11, the president saw the attack as a political embarrassment to be minimized rather than as a national security threat to be combated. That’s roughly where we stand after the 2nd-worst foreign attack on America in recent decades. Me
Andrew YorkRe-imagine scientific publishing. What would you change?
No paywall, no delay, straight to the web.
Open data, open code, interactive/animated figures.
Transparent, rolling peer review, version control, CCBY license, citable DOIs.
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