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Scientific American editorial, 2020.11.17:

Four Years after Science Took a Hit, There’s Hope

But 500 Women Scientists, formed in the aftermath of Trump’s 2016 election, still has plenty of work to do

The 2020 U.S. election could not have come at a more tumultuous time—amid a global pandemic, widespread unemployment, demands for racial justice, all amplified by blatant disdain for science, evidence and human rights.

From shepherding and normalizing hatred and bigotry as domestic policy to slowing down meaningful progress on climate to eroding the pillars of our democracy, the impacts of the 2016 U.S. election will continue to ripple through the world for decades to come.

The last four years have shown us just how deeply white supremacy, patriarchy and oppressive societal norms are embedded into every fiber of our society.

Today, we breathe a collective sigh of relief and celebrate a victory, but let us be clear: it should never have been this close.

Over 71 million Americans cast their ballots either in outright celebration of bigotry, hatred and lies—or with a callous indifference to their effects.

And lest we forget, a large portion of those ballots were cast by college-educated white women who have either excused or delighted in the rhetoric of the last four years.

Progress towards an equitable and just society doesn’t hinge on one election, and the 2020 U.S. election has proven that we have our work cut out for us.

In November 2016, we watched a vastly unqualified and unprepared man get the most powerful job in the world over a supremely qualified woman.

Watching President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris’s remarks on November 7 was emotional; the despair and trauma of the last four years released into tears of relief, pride and joy.

The Biden-Harris victory is historic for many reasons. Kamala Harris is the first woman to occupy the post of vice president, the first Black person, the first Indian and Asian American, a child of immigrants, and the daughter of a scientist!

However, in the midst of relief and celebration, we remain committed to holding our institutions accountable in support a commitment to improving gender and racial equity.

We will continue to push for the Green New Deal, pay equity, accountability for harassment and discrimination, and defunding the police.

Our priorities for the new administration include ensuring:

• Gender pay equity.
• Steps to level the playing field for parents and kids from all racial and economic backgrounds.
• Universal health care.
• Removal of barriers to voting.

We will no longer have to spend as much of our energy resisting policies that turn back the clock on human rights.

We are hopeful that we can now make rapid progress with an administration that appears ready to prioritize equity, justice and science.

However, we must not get complacent — rooting out racism and misogyny doesn’t happen overnight.

With the election of Biden and Harris, we seek transformation of our societal norms.

Four years ago, we joined a lifelong fight for justice and our vision remains the same:

• That social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion are foundational in a thriving society and in science.
• That our movement must center the most marginalized among us.
• That gender and sex are not binary.
• That trans rights are human rights.
• That science needs Dreamers and no person is illegal.
• That borders are antithetical to our shared humanity and the spirit of progress.
• That those who harass and bully have no place in society or in science.
• That we cannot address climate change without addressing racial and other forms of injustice.
• That evidence-based policy is central to tackling issues ranging from climate change to gun violence.
• That we must act on climate.
• That all people have a fundamental right to decide if, when and how to have children.
• That women should set the agenda in science and society.

We are members of racial, ethnic, and religious minority groups. We are immigrants. We are people with disabilities. We are LGBTQIA. We are scientists. We are women.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: 500 Women Scientists is a grassroots organization started by four women who met in graduate school at CU Boulder. Immediately following the November 2016 election, we published an open letter re-affirming our commitment to speak up for science and for women, minorities, immigrants, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA.

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