Many Americans Deeply Distrust Experts. So Will They Ignore Warnings about the Coronavirus?

March 19, 2020 As carried by the Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog here. Republican voters are still far more likely than Democrats to believe the coronavirus pandemic has been exaggerated, egged on by Fox News and even Republican office holders. That’s true even after Trump’s emergency measures. But partisanship isn’t the only barrier to getting …

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An Inconvenient Truth about An Inconvenient Truth

(with Dominik Stecula) As published in The Conversation August 16, 2017, and picked up by Newsweek . Al Gore has a follow-up to his blockbuster documentary film, An Inconvenient Truth. However, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power was greeted with far less fanfare than the original. This is not surprising given how the first movie …

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