The Savaging of Detlev Helmig, Citizen
by CounterPunch | September 3, 2020
“Dr. Helmig worked at the University of Colorado-Boulder for 25 years as both a teacher and atmospheric scientist. Never had he received anything but an above satisfactory performance review from his bosses. Yet, on one recent spring morning he was told to expect a Zoom call from the ...
Modern Biology and Ecology: the Roots Of America’s Assertive Illiteracy
by CounterPunch | November 19, 2019
“The 2016 election elevated Mike Pence and Betsy DeVos—major supporters of teaching creationism—to the vice presidency and leadership of the U.S. Department of Education, respectively. DeVos is a billionaire funder of efforts to pass state laws that give science teachers the ...