Human Exceptionalism

Brave New Bioethics Podcast: Cloning Doubletalk

In this Brave New Bioethics podcast, I return to the mendacious Feinstein-Hatch pro cloning bill (S. 812) that pretends to outlaw it by redefining the term “human cloning” from an accurate scientific approach into a junk biology political definition. As I point out, you can call a stinkbug a butterfly, but it is still a stinkbug.

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Politics & Policy

The Beatification of Beto

The media’s treatment of Texas Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke wasn’t the most egregiously unfair coverage of the past year -- that would be the treatment of Brett Kavanaugh -- but it ranks among 2018’s most annoying. The endless glowing profiles of O’Rourke in every publication from Vanity Fair to ... Read More

The Odds Are Slim to Nunes

When the history of the 2018 midterms is written, there will be a chapter on missed opportunities for Democrats. Some may wonder if they should have spent so much money supporting Beto O’Rourke in Texas, or whether Heidi Heitkamp was doomed from the start in North Dakota. One painful question for progressives ... Read More