The first ISTP Society Journal Club (henceforth JC!) will be held on Friday, March 7 at CISTP Conference Room starting at 5:30-7:00pm. The first half-hour will be devoted to ISTP Society updates followed by the JC.
The readings are:
Science-OTA-Mooney: A brief opinion piece about the possibility of reviving Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) by science writer Chris Mooney.
Science-Politics-Kelly: An analysis of the conflict between science and politics by Henry Kelly, President of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).
I have provided links below for additional information about S&T topics and Elections 2008-
AAAS - http://election2008.aaas.org/
Student Pugwash - http://www.spusa.org/2008vote/
Science Debate 2008 - http://www.sciencedebate2008