Response to ‘An Atlas for a Green New Deal’

What is there to learn from Fleming’s “Atlas for the Green New Deal”? Rather than plowing forward as if the answers could be determined on the basis of ever-improved computation, Fleming’s team has chosen to properly recognize the lived...

#FreeTheVaccine to End the Pandemic

The latest series of police killings of Black people, and ensuing nationwide protests, have understandably overshadowed the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States. Yet, the pandemic remains a distinct reality...

Birth, Under Control

Modern medicine has displaced religion as the prime author of miracles. Yet we rarely ever stop to think about the process that led to the development of new medicines, let alone the social situations that surround them. Learning about the...

A letter from our outgoing Managing Editor

Science for the People has work to do in standing to end racism, and that starts with our internal organizing. I want to highlight some of our successes as well as ways we can do better, particularly in including the voices of our Black...

Foraging Connections

How can we approach and analyze the myriad interwoven relations between humans, animals, plants, and fungi? In her book The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibilities of Living in Capitalist Ruins, the anthropologist Anna Tsing...

Science Against the Status Quo

The legacy of Sandra Harding’s contributions to theorizing “Science Under Occupation” is profound. For more than four decades now, Harding has famously insisted that a world of sciences (lower case and plural) exist, and that the mythic...

Racism, Empire, and Native Liberation

Racism has always been central to the process of empire-building. While today, anti-Arab racism, Islamophobia, and immigrant bashing are some of the main ideological bulwarks that keep the US military bloated with funding, historically...

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