Feminism

I Stand With Wendy

Update (6/26/13 2:25 PST): Well, would you look at that! Governor Perry is just going to do it all again. Great. Gov. Rick Perry is calling lawmakers back immediately for …

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Science

Cross Post: Science Education – An Endangered Species?

This post was originally posted on School of Doubt on 1 May 2013. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that …

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Skepticism

Sequester? I Hardly Knew Her!

As probably the only person on the planet that thinks government budgets are interesting, watching the last couple months of budget negotiations in the US Federal government have been really …

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ScienceSkepticism

Is There a Liberal War on Science?

If so, Michael Shermer hasn’t made a very good case for it. Today, via io9, I stumbled across an article by Shermer in Scientific American called “The Liberals’ War on …

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Various Ants
Skepticism

Great Idea, Wrong Species

The best pithy response about Marxism comes from E. O. Wilson, the entomologist, who responded to a question about that system with “great idea, wrong species”. I would say that …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: American Politics

Today is the last day to register to vote here in Texas, so I’m heading off to the post office… because we’re also backwards here and don’t believe in internet. …

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ActivismScience

YOU Can Make Science Happen

When the world is going to shit, sometimes it helps to remember what is awesome around you. For me that involves a lot of science. Doing science, learning about science, …

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Quickies

Skepchick Quickies 9.5

On September 5th, 1666, the Great Fire of London finally stopped. It had raged on for four days, destroying thousands of homes and 87 parish churches. The record states that …

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