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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By measuring genetic variation within and between purported human races, Lewontin cemented our understanding of the non-existence of biological races in the human species. Despite modern advances in molecular biology validating his early...
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A portrait of a celebrity in the scientific world, whose death is mourned by those who strive towards a "science for the people," free from the shackles of capitalism.
Semblanza de una celebridad del mundo científico cuyo fallecimiento pone de luto a quienes bregan por una "ciencia para el pueblo", libre de las ataduras del capitalismo. (English translation inside)
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Lewontin’s life and contributions mark the continuity and a renaissance not only of SftP but of radical science itself. We must remind ourselves that another science is possible through his memory.
Archeologist George McJunkin, a former slave with no formal education, challenges defenders of scholarly orthodoxy—and wins.
The revolutionary science of Du Bois and Kosambi did not pursue disinterested knowledge. Rather, it involved intimate contact with the people.
The third and final part of our interview with Donna Haraway, Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. During her prolific career she has written dozens of...