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Is it time to abolish the social sciences?

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Media Outlet: CBC.ca

There is a crisis in many corners of the social sciences: academics struggling to replicate research results. Michael Lind is a fellow at the New America Foundation and he says whole fields of research have simply lost their way. In a recent commentary, he calls for the abolition of the social 'sciences'.

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Michael Lind is co-founder of New America, along with Walter Mead, Sherle Schwenninger, and Ted Halstead. Lind became New America’s first fellow in 1999. With Ted Halstead he wrote New America’s manifesto, The Radical Center (2001).