Politics of Causes

Science on Tap: The Politics of Causes

With political scientist Don Haider-Markel
Tuesday, Oct. 14
7:30 pm
Free State Brewing


Who is to blame for obesity or gun violence? When public policies are proposed regarding issues such as these, the topics quickly become politicized. These "politics of causes" are often rooted in our partisan predispositions. For this Science on Tap, political scientist Don Haider-Markel will discuss how the public thinks about causation when it comes to hot-button issues from gun violence to homosexuality to immigration.