OWEN LEWIS, ALBERTA, CANADA Nuclear fusion power is not only clean, but could end energy poverty once and for all.
LAWRENCE KRAUSS Concerns about racism, immigration, and global warming dominate the media. But there is an astonishing public complacency about the risk of nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
CLAIRE BERLINSKI, PARIS The anti-vax movement is an authentic modern death cult. Internet platforms are justified in saying they won’t be party to its spread. But this is not enough.
CLAIRE BERLINSKI AND YURI DEIGAN, PARIS AND MOSCOW Anti-vaccine cranks have been issuing the same baleful warnings since Edward Jenner administered the first vaccine against smallpox in 1796. They’ve always been wrong.
CLAIRE BERLINSKI, PARIS The Internet has enabled the anti-vaccination movement to become a global menace, threatening millions of lives. Censorship is a blunt tool. It does nothing to address the larger phenomenon: the crumbling of the epistemic architecture of our society.