The march against science: How left-wingers are exploiting dodgy research

THE BACKBENCHER: Science does not tell us a certain product is bad without understanding what the alternative products are. To think in such a way is a dangerous idealism that ignores reality. Policy should be consistent with the totality of scientific data, but not motivated by it, and not piecemeal.



About Ryan Khurana

Ryan Khurana is a Research Fellow at the Consumer Choice Center and at the Institute of Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues. He investigates the economics of technology, especially the impacts of the "gig economy" and Artificial Intelligence. His writings have been featured in CapX, The Huffington Post, and Rare, among others.