Truthout has just published an op-ed by us, entitled The Lysenko Affair.
Here's the summary:
The Republican Party's embrace of climate-change denial is reminiscent of the Soviet Union's three-decade-long endorsement of Lysenkoism, which likewise was based on denial of basic science. Both represent politically convenient untruths with dangerous real-world consequences.
You can read the piece at: http://www.truth-out.org/speakout/item/25078-the-lysenko-affair