The “tragedy” has been apparent in COVID-19, big tech, irrationalism, and intensified geopolitical conflict—all intricately linked to science under capitalism. A science for the people is more urgent than ever.
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Now as in the nineteenth century, the problem with technology is one of organization and social relations. It is past time for a true Luddite resurgence.
Paul Farmer passed away in February 2022. More than a renowned public health expert, clinician, and humanitarian hero, he sought to understand the root of global health inequality in order to change it.
This article is a snapshot from The Mapping Project: a project created by activists and organizers in eastern Massachusetts, investigating local links between entities responsible for the colonization of Palestine, for dispossession, and...
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...
Nuclear and environmental historian Kate Brown, author of several notable books on nuclear disasters, spoke with SftP about the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, crises of nuclear energy, and what are at stake for ecology and health.
Graves and Goodman are longstanding members of SftP. Their new book, 'Racism, Not Race', clearly presents the science of human variation and its connections to histories of power and oppression.
It is rather surprising to read a defense of E. O. Wilson in the 'New Left Review'. Its misunderstanding of science's role in society and inability to see ideology in science are baffling for self-proclaimed leftists.
E. O. Wilson's lasting influence on scientific racism has long been under scrutiny. However, few knew the story of how Wilson strategically propagated race pseudoscience through his intimate relationship with white supremacists.
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.