Scientist Steven Rose, investigative journalist Andy Rowell and science communicator Connie St louis discuss how we can reclaim science in the fight for social justice. In the current edition of Red Pepper co-editor Emma Hughes explores the corporate co-option of science. In this podcast our roundtable of experts expand on the themes raised in the article to think about what a more democratic model of scientific innovation might look like.
Playing time: 45 minutes
This is an audio collabortation between Red Pepper and New Left Project.
It was produced and edited by Sean Griffiths.
Confronting the Climate Crisis: Graham Petersen interview On Saturday 8 June the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group is holding a conference bringing together climate scientists, trade unionists and environmental activists. Red Pepper's environment editor Kara Moses speaks to Graham Petersen, UCU environment and Greener Jobs Alliance co-ordinator
Tapping the resistance in Greece A combination of opposing privatisation and putting forward practical alternatives is helping water campaigners mount an effective challenge to austerity in Greece. Hilary Wainwright reports
The seven faces of Michael Gove Mike Peters looks at how the Tory education secretary uses the words and ideas of the left to win support for his policies
The Brighton pay dispute: the union view GMB union organiser Rob Macey puts the workers' side of the argument
The pay dispute at Brighton council: a Green view Davy Jones, Green Party parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown, gives his view of a dispute that has caused huge debate among Green Party members in the city and across the country