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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