Thursday, October 24, 7-9pm
In 1969, a group of scientists and activists committed to the practice of science to end oppression and violence began publishing Science for the People, a flagship publication of the radical science movement for 20 years. This reading group coincides with the release of the first issue from the relaunch of Science for the People, which aims to introduce the principles of radical science to a new generation of activists looking to understand and transform the world around us.
With technological fixes and calls to follow the science being pushed as solutions to stop the climate crisis, it is important to learn from the past to understand the history of weather modification, militarism, and colonization; how to push back against technical solutions that only worsen conditions for the most vulnerable peoples; and move towards alternative possibilities of radical solidarity in our science and climate activism.
Our readings will include the following; please read as much of this material as possible in advance of coming to the event: