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?
Hilary Aked writes about the insidious role of Prevent, the government’s counter- extremism programme, in compromising mental health services
Lyn Caballero describes her experiences as a migrant domestic worker and explains why domestic workers are campaigning for immigration policy change
The question of Palestine has become a black political litmus test, argues Annie Olaloku-Teriba, defining the very nature of black identity and politics