DELVING IN: Naomi Oreskes on The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market
Stuart Kelter interviews Naomi Oreskes, a Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and her TED Talk, “Why We Should Trust Scientists,” has been viewed more than 1.5 million times. She is the author of several books on the intersection between politics and science, including Why Trust Science? published in 2019 and Science on a Mission: How Military Funding Shaped What We Do and Don’t Know about the Ocean published in 2021. Oreskes and co-author Erik Conway have collaborated on three books, including the recently published The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market, which is the subject of today’s interview.
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