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Biology as Ideology at 30

Richard Lewontin's Biology as Ideology exposes how economic and social forces shape our conception of biology, and how such an ideological commitment in scientific practices fails to realize science's potential to solve human problems.

Science étatsunienne : Triomphe ou tragédie ?

La science étatsunienne a longtemps aspiré à se présenter comme exceptionnelle. En 1966, l'historien Hunter Dupre a invité ses collègues à célébrer cet exceptionnalisme,  selon lui, longtemps négligé. Plus d'un demi-siècle plus tard...

A Strategy for Transformation

We are tumbling from a global pandemic into what could become an economic depression, all this while the climate crisis relentlessly unfolds in the shadow of the media. The need for meaningful and sincere answers on how to address these...

American Science: Triumph or Tragedy?

American science has aspired, for a long time, to present itself as exceptional. In 1966, the historian Hunter Dupre invited his colleagues to celebrate, in his view, this long-neglected exceptionalism. More than half-a-century on...

Science and Technology Beyond Sin or Savior

In recent years it has become increasingly clear that capitalism is not just a system of wage labor, but a system that thrives by exploiting and extracting value from labor through any means necessary: gigging subcontractors, interns...