May 11, 2014

ANNALS OF SCIENCE-DENIAL: 30-year New York Times Science Writer Out After Writing Book About Genetics, Race.

Remember, there are some things you’re not allowed to talk about. We make fun of the Victorians for their prudishness and censoriousness, but our society is just as prudish and censorious. Just about different things.

UPDATE: Note that the article has now been corrected. Wade wasn’t fired, but had already left the Times.