The War on Science

The War on Science

Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada

Book - 2013
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Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781771004312
Branch Call Number: 352 .745 TUR
Characteristics: 170 p. ;,22 cm

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darlenestrom
Jan 31, 2015

Excellent little book, just lays in on the line! Recommended for anyone, although depressing to read! The number of books on Stephen Harper just keeps rising! And in our censored country it is just about the only way to get the facts.

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badgirls
Oct 10, 2013

If a documentary of this book were to be made it would probably be this-watch CBC FIFTH ESTATE - "The Silence of the Labs" Friday Jan 10. In the past few years, the federal government has cut funding to more than 76 world renowned research institutes and hundreds of programs. The Harper government has dismissed more than 2,000 scientists and researchers. It has cut programs that monitored smoke emissions, food inspections, oil spills, water quality and climate change. Now scientists have become unlikely radicals, denouncing what they call is a politically-driven war on knowledge. In Silence of the Labs, Linden MacIntyre tells the story of scientists - and what is at stake for Canadians - from Nova Scotia to the B.C. Pacific Coast to the far Arctic Circle. See: http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/episodes/2013-2014/the-silence-of-the-labs

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