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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
The Anatomy of Judgment
Regal, Philip J.
Tracing the emergence of science and the social institutions that govern it, The Anatomy of Judgment is an odyssey into what human thinking or judgment mean.
Bold Scientists: Dispatches from the Battle for Honest Science
Accounts of scientists working in the public interest despite powerful opposition.
Connexions Library: Science Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on science.
'The Death of Evidence' in Canada: Scientists' Own Words: Data distorted for 'propaganda' and other complaints against the Harper government made at last week's Ottawa rally
Gibbs, Katie; Houben, Adam; Hutchings, Jeff, Mooers, Arne, Trudeau, Vance L., Orihel, Diane
Downstream and Upstream Ecologists: The People, Organizatons, and Ideas Behind the Movement
Mercier discusses the environmental movement and identifies specialized ecologists of different spectrums.
Franklin, Ursula: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
Gould, Stephen Jay: Connexipedia Article
American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. (1941-2002).
Harper's Seven-Year War on Science: Chris Turner's treatise on Tory anti-empiricism should spark outrage. But those in power won't see it.
Humboldt, Alexander von: Connexipedia Article
In the footsteps of Gandhi: an interview with Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva is more than just a leading scientist, author and campaigner on green issues and anti-globalisation. She is also among the most prominent of Mahatma Ghandi's intellectual heirs. In this ...
Nature, science & power: Questions need to be asked...
Here many questions will be asked, some answers attempted. This blog connects to a new book: Bold Scientists: dispatches from the battle for honest science, published in 2014 by Between the Lines.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016: Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
A People's History of Science
Connor focuses on the contributions of ordinary people living in ordinary times and the social and political history in which they lived. Spanning the time from the hunter-gatherers to the information...
Saving the Oceans
MacInnis, Joseph (ed.)
This collection of writings from experts from around the world examines how the oceans are necessary to life on Eath, and what is being done by scientists and environmentalists to save them.
Science for the People with the EZLN
Vandermeer, John and Perfecto, Ivette
The Zapatistas have been extremely clever in responding to the continual challenges (not without serious setbacks), both militarily and politically. They have not only survived over the past 23 years ...
Snake Oil Science: The Truth about Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Bausell, R. Barker
Illustrates how the placebo effect conspires to make medical therapies appear to be effective - not just to consumers, but to therapists and poorly trained scientists as well. Explores this phenomeno...
The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada
Do No Science, Hear No Science, Speak No Science -- that is the Harper agenda. And if this agenda is most evident and most pronounced in environmental science, that's simply because it is the field mo...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
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The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...
Content Magazine - Number 14
An Open Letter To Congress From US Scientists On Climate Change And Recently Stolen Emails
Sources News Release
As U.S. scientists with substantial expertise on climate change and its impacts on natural ecosystems, our built environment and human well-being, we want to assure policy makers and the public of the...
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