Wilfred Reilly, a political science professor at Kentucky State University, is the author of Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About.
A tidal wave of blatant falsehoods presented as terrifying truth intends to overwhelm fact-based analysis in service of a new kind of regressive, conspiracy-mongering politics
Experts make judgments based on political attitudes that impact their reliability
It’s not true, and betrays the reality of historical suffering
From crime to climate change, the hostility of ‘movements’ to data is making it impossible to address real-world problems