Volume 22, number 1

The Return of Radical Science

Spring 2019

What is a Radical Analysis of Science?

What is a Radical Analysis of Science? New Directions for Science for the People By Helen Zhao Volume 22, number 1, The Return of Radical Science In this first issue of Science for the People (SftP) since 1989, we revisit a foundational question structuring our movement’s work: What is, in fact, a radical analysis of...

Science Wars: The Next Generation

In October 2018, three professors revealed an elaborate hoax: they had written specious articles using the jargon of cultural studies and had succeeded in publishing them in prestigious academic journals. Their feat was widely heralded as...

Disaster Coming Downriver

East Tennessee summers are full of storms. The humidity and damp gathers in the air and coalesces on every surface. Throughout the morning the air grows heavier and heavier, the clouds gather. Sometime in the afternoon, it breaks. The wind...

Science as Social Struggle

There is a nether side to published scientific work—the results not reported, the research left undone, the funding not received, the questions not asked—the luminous summits that are still uncharted. These unexplored epistemic regions are...

Radical Science Returns

The return of Science for the People as a publication and organization is a milestone in the struggle for science. In the decades of our absence, the embrace of science as a power standing above society has become all too common. As an...

Training Our Revolutionary Capacities

Our shared cultural and social context shapes not only our politics, but what we do, say, and even think. Microbiologist Lynn Margulis argued that convention is so powerful, and so comforting, it prevents us from evaluating facts that...

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A lot has changed in the worlds of science and publishing since Volume 21, Number 2 of Science for the People came off the presses in 1989.  Since that last issue, the absence of such a leading voice for radical science has enabled the...

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  Version en español a continuación del texto en inglés. Science for the People seeks proposals for articles, art, and other content for the upcoming issue, “A People’s Green New Deal” (Volume 23, Number 2, Summer 2020).  With this...