The White House vs. Science

February 24, 2004
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Gregory Evans

One of the laywers working on Kevin Cooper’s defense team.

During its years in power, the Bush administration has been accused of infiltrating and politicizing the hallowed area of academia, particularly in the field of science. Today we take an in-depth look at science and the White House.

The Bush Administration has come under heavy criticism for its policies in numerous areas: the assault on civil liberties under the Patriot Act and treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay leading the country to war and occupation under what is looking like increasingly false pretenses.

The White House has also infiltrated academia as well, particularly in the field of science. Today we take an in-depth look at science and the White House.