Interview - Los Amigos de Ludd

A 2006 interview with the Spanish group, Los Amigos de Ludd, that published a journal of the same name until 2006, on leftism, environmentalism, revolution and utopia.

Science reading group: 'Ever Since Darwin'

Kickstarting a discussion on Stephen Jay Gould's first popular book form the late 70s, Ever Since Darwin.

Noam Chomsky: Politics or Science?

Noam Chomsky

For over fifty years, Noam Chomsky has been exposing the crimes of the United States military across the world. Less well known is the fact that throughout this time, he was working in an electronics laboratory funded primarily by that same military. This article investigates the paradox, arguing that the Pentagon’s institutional support for Chomsky’s scientific work explains the special passion driving his political stance.

Mutual aid: a factor of evolution - Peter Kropotkin - audiobook

Mutual aid - a factor of evolution

Mutual aid: a factor of evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. Recorded as an audiobook by LibriVox.

Evolution and Revolution

A text by Elisee reclus.

Sexing the body - gender politics and the construction of sexuality - Anne Fausto-Sterling

Sexing the body - gender politics and the construction of sexuality

Biologist Anne Fausto-Sterling sets out a developmental systems approach to gender, refusing false dichotomies of nature-nurture and biology-culture.

Kropotkin and the scientific community in England in the 1870s and 80s

A short post on a small act of solidarity from a Nature editor in the 1870s.

Tired cops less likely to recognise you

Johnny Lawman all up on you? RUN!

Chomsky in New Scientist

Chomsky interview in New Scientist

Gender inequality and gender differences

Polite Ire critiques gender essentialism and fashionable brain imaging studies.