Political Science: Where Evidence and Ideology Collide

Political Science: Where Evidence & Ideology Collide

Scientific advice—who needs it? Winston Churchill summed up the relationship between politics and science well, saying “scientists should be on tap, but not on top.” But when politics bumps up against science, there are consequences for all of us. Gun laws, climate change, abortion, and vaccines—in this original Takeaway series, we’ll examine a variety of hot button issues where ideology conflicts with science.