The Assault on Scientific Freedom

June 21, 2005
Academic freedom and scientific inquiry have come under sustained assault since September 11, 2001. Spurred by misguided and often disingenuous security concerns, the Bush Administration has sought to impose growing restrictions on the free flow of scientific information, unreasonable barriers to the use of scientific materials, and increased monitoring of and restrictions on foreign university students.

NEWS
Science Under Siege by Bush Administration (6/21/05)

DOCUMENTS
Comments on Export Controls (Submitted to US Department of Commerce) (PDF)
Science Under Siege: The Bush Administration's Assault on Academic Freedom and Scientific Inquiry (PDF)
Science Under Siege Executive Summary (PDF)

 
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