Political Bias and Social Science

Political Bias and Social Science

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 820 , Segment 4

Episode: Nancy Reagan and Politics, Living Fully Charged, Political Bias

  • Mar 7, 2016 5:00 pm
  • 33:38 mins

Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. Dr. Shermer received his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University. The year 2015 was a dramatic year for free speech. It included protests on college campuses and police shootings in major cities opened discussions all over the country about race, gender, microaggressions, cultural appropriation, and so forth. Political correctness is a hot-button issue, now more than ever. But why all the unrest, especially in some of the nation’s most liberal institutions? Dr. Michael Shermer explains the liberal imbalance in the social sciences.

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