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How Americans waged war on the scientists trying to save them

Business Insider, June 27, 2021

June 27, 2021

How Americans waged war on the scientists trying to save them

Even with the pandemic now tapering off in the US, psychologists don’t think the anti-scientist trend is over. “We have this sort of zeitgeist phenomenon in the country where people are losing faith in these big institutions,” Peter Ditto, a professor of psychological science at the University of California, Irvine, told Insider. “Science is going through kind of a crisis.”