Biology at Another Crossroads

Mainstream philosophy of science can no longer sideline dialectical materialism. A survey of nascent ideas across different fields in biology reveals the enduring legacy of Richard Lewontin.

Heading for the Last Roundup

Monsanto and Bayer, with tacit support from the scientific establishment, continue to ignore the serious hazard of glyphosate, the active ingredient of the Roundup weedkiller. The left discourse on GMO and capitalist agriculture must not...

Marxism, Science, and Science Studies

From the beginning, Marxism took science extremely seriously, not only for its economic promise in building a socialist society, but also for its revelatory power in understanding the world. Marxism has made the strongest claims of any...

Se réapproprier la science

A radical perspective of science recognizes that science is an economic activity, controlled, like the rest of society, by forces that we set out to understand and oppose.

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Science for the People (SftP), the most important radical science movement in US history, arose in 1969 out of the anti-war movement and lasted until 1989. With a Marxist analysis and non-hierarchical governing structure, SftP tackled...


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