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92NY Talks


For nearly 150 years The 92nd Street Y, New York has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Sep 1, 2023

In this episode of 92NY Talks, join bestselling author, scientific historian and philosopher Lee McIntyre for a conversation with New York Times technology reporter Tiffany Hsu about the relationship between scientific fact and democratic ideals — and his new book, On Disinformation: How to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy. They discuss the historical roots of scientific denialism, the practical steps that ordinary citizens can take to fight back against scientific disinformation, and more.

The conversation was streamed live as part of the The 92nd Street Y, New York online talks series on August 24, 2023.