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The Cancer in Occupy
The Black Bloc anarchists, who have been active on the streets in Oakland and other cities, are the cancer of the Occupy movement. The presence of Black Bloc anarchists — so named because they dress i...
Connexions Library: Science Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on science.
Kill The Messengers: Stephen Harper's Assault on Your Right to Know
Ottawa has become a place where the nation's business is done in secret, and access to information - the lifeblood of democracy in Canada - is under attack.
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...
Science for the People with the EZLN
Vandermeer, John and Perfecto, Ivette
The Zapatistas have been extremely clever in responding to the continual challenges (not without serious setbacks), both militarily and politically. They have not only survived over the past 23 years ...
Science and liberation: Science as human curiosity, as authority, and as business
The conservative movement’s attack on science has several prongs. Where they can attain government office, as in Canada, they use the highly effective tools of funding and de-funding, and regulation a...
Superunknown: Scientific Integrity Within the Academic and Media Industrial Complexes
Mattis provides an analysis of the competing priorities of scientists, funders and the media that together, create a perfect storm of "unscientific science".
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Kenan Malik's home page. See also blog at http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com. Academically, my main areas of interest are the history of ideas; the history and philosophy of science; the philosophy of m...
Goldacre notes the flaws in research practices and marketing practices leading to human gullibility. He aims to promote public understanding of science so that readers can discern the logic and eviden...
The fruits of protest
Russia has shelved plans to break up the historic Pavlovsk seed bank
The Pavlovsk open air seedbank in St. Petersburg maintains 12,000 species of fruit trees, berries, and flowers. Plans to auction off the land have been placed on hold after protests.