FROM Hannah Guzik
Indigenous Farm Workers Suffer from Lack of Mental Health Services In the strawberry fields near Oxnard, workers from remote parts of Mexico and Central America toil at some of the hardest jobs in California agriculture. Not only are they separated from their families, they're further isolated by language. They don't speak English or Spanish, but a very different, tonal language called Mixteco. Hannah Guzik is a writer and assignment editor for the California Health Report .
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?