Volume 22, number 1

The Return of Radical Science

Summer 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...

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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Science for the People (SftP), the most important radical science movement in US history, arose in 1969 out of the anti-war movement and lasted until 1989. With a Marxist analysis and non-hierarchical governing structure, SftP tackled...

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