In Ottawa on July 10th scientists gathered in great numbers to protest government.
Couple this with the muzzling of government scientists and you have a host of issues that makes you question our democracy. This rally was the largest of the year on The Hill, with an estimated 2000-5000 people… and all this by a bunch of geeks who would gather be in the lab, not talking current affairs.
No Science. No Evidence. No Truth. No DEMOCRACY.
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Want do we want, evidence based policy. When do we want it, after peer review!
Science under the Harper Government is dieing a death of a thousand cut. Science is under attack.
Organisers of the Death of Evidence Rally said the event captured the mood of scientists and the public. Evidence is needed to make good decision for Canada. The Harper Government ignore evidence and cutting funding to cheap, cost effective, well performing research projects. Is this the start of something new? Has Harper awoken a sleeping political force? What is known is that Harper political messaging an oiled machine. But if numbers speak louder than words, maybe scientists can change our political landscape…