Laboratories are icons of scientific achievement and human progress, but like all historical processes, they are shaped by class conflicts. This article presents a critical history of the lab and plots a future toward socializing our means...
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Meet delegates of the 1973 trip.
A delegate reflects on the second SftP trip to China in 1978, in the midst of rapid transformation of science and society in China.
Vinton Thompson reflects on the first SftP trip to China in 1973, and contributions to writing the 1974 book, China: Science Walks on Two Legs.
Between the first and the second Science for the People delegations in 1973 and 1978, China has changed drastically, and with it, the practices of science that the SftP delegates attempted to see. Zuoyue Wang provides the historical and...
In 1973, Science for the People traveled to socialist China to see what science could be in a revolutionary society. Over the course of one month, the delegates visited farms, factories, laboratories, campuses, hospitals, communes, and...
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Archeologist George McJunkin, a former slave with no formal education, challenges defenders of scholarly orthodoxy—and wins.