Attack on US Capitol


The poisonous lies and enablers of sedition--including Senator Hawley, pictured here with the president--will remain even after Trump leaves office. The new president and Congress have the chance to begin to right many wrongs. But they need our strength to hold them to task--and to hold them accountable for resetting the norms, actions, and policies of our government. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP

After the Insurrection: Accountability, Reform, and the Science of Democracy

, director, Center for Science & Democracy

The poisonous lies and enablers of sedition will remain even after Trump leaves office. The disinformation campaigns to lie about our elections and government aren’t going away unless we fight them. The new president and Congress has the chance to begin to right many wrongs. But they need our strength to hold them to task. To hold them accountable for resetting the norms, actions, and policies of our government. As a constitutional democracy, we the people are not bystanders. Scientists can not be bystanders. Our voices, our ideas, our knowledge, and our constituency are all critical to the making the changes we need. Read more >

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