The Illinois Science Council and Volumes Books are partnering to bring science journalist Dave Levitan to Chicago on June 1, 2017 to discuss his new book, Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science. In this timely work, Levitan examines the myriad ways politicians attack and undermine scientific findings that conflict with their political agendas. This event is free and open to the public but registration is strongly recommended.
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With articles featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Scientific American, Slate, and many other outlets, science journalist Dave Levitan discusses his eye-opening debut book, Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science. Dave will be in conversation with Dave Gilson, senior editor at Mother Jones. : In 1980, Ronald Reagan created one of the dumbest talking points of all time: "I'm not a scientist, but . . ."