How do we subvert capitalist science and confront its complicity in sustaining racial capitalism? How can science be retooled for liberation?
Volume 24, Number 1
The revolutionary science of Du Bois and Kosambi did not pursue disinterested knowledge. Rather, it involved intimate contact with the people.
The eradication of the racialized effects of colonialism and capitalism must be at the center of all climate policy making and action.
The global pandemic brought light to deep racial disparities, income inequalities, healthcare shortages, and a climate crisis that’s well underway. So, is there room to care about the darkness of prisons?
A successful grassroots effort shows that the struggle for environmental justice is inherently a struggle against racial capitalism.
Both Tanzania and Sweden have refused strict COVID-19 measures, yet the media narratives are vastly different.
A history of the concept of race and science's role in its justification, originally featured in SftP's 1982 issue "Racism in Science."
A B-2 Bomber’s lazy hum metamorphosizes / Boom! Flash! A port town leveled / By a pencil drawing of atoms on a notepad
Archeologist George McJunkin, a former slave with no formal education, challenges defenders of scholarly orthodoxy—and wins.
Natural disasters, authoritarianism, and privatization highlight the persistent influence of US imperialism on the Philippines.
See the art and other images featured in Science for the People's Spring/Summer 2021 issue on racial capitalism.
Weaponization of data has buoyed the racist social order, but appropriate use of data can be powerfully emancipatory.
Body and Soul’s exploration of the vision of healthcare put forward by the Black Panther Party provides a way to imagine a healthier society.
In The Disordered Cosmos, physicist Prescod-Weinstein discusses what must change to allow Black girls and women to explore their curiosity.
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