Tag - racism

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...

Women as Objects: Science and Sexual Politics

A feminist perspective would not hail new technological developments as "liberating" because it would realize that the oppression of women is not the result of biology but of the social constructs around it. In this respect, it is...

A History of Eugenics in the Class Struggle

Eugenics claims to apply genetic principles to the "improvement" of mankind. There are two general subdivisions in its efforts: Positive eugenics—increasing the reproduction of especially ''fit" individuals, and Negative eugenics—reducing...