Go to HHH home page.

Policy Catalyst

Reading List

Recently bookmarked

Powered by Delicious

Let's hear what scientists have to say

The unfortunate message of Greg Breining's Sept. 9 commentary ("Oh, no -- they've said too much") was that scientists should not engage in policy advocacy. If they do, according to Breining, they risk undermining the credibility of the whole scientific endeavor. In addition to the flaws in its arguments, the essay completely ignored the harmful consequences of deterring scientists from participating in policy debates.

Read more on the Star Tribune's Opinion page.

Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of the page author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs or the University of Minnesota. The contents of this page have not been reviewed or approved by the University of Minnesota or the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.