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.
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Two well-known voices on the British left, Paul Mason and Aaron Bastani, have outlined what they see as the revolutionary potential of technology. K. Biswas reviews their visions
Emma Hughes hosts a Red Pepper roundtable on science
Are our political opinions in the blood?
Simon Hedges shares his tips on surviving lockdown and government ineptitude
Anna Clayton reviews Natalie Olah's book, which explores how upper middle-class pop culture has affected British politics
Apsana Begum MP asks why no action has been taken to protect BAME communities from Covid-19, despite the Government report revealing disproportionate impact