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No funeral bells: Unwriting Modernity’s epitaph

— Sheila Jasanoff and Hilton Simmet — On June 1, 2017, Donald Trump announced, against advice from many quarters, that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The president’s public refusal to abide by the global scientific and political consensus on climate change performed the very idea of post-truth, Oxford Dictionaries’ 2016 … Continue reading No funeral bells: Unwriting Modernity’s epitaph