The spread of coronavirus throughout China is beginning to have serious political repercussions for the regime, and Xi Jinping is struggling to keep the lid down.
The Coronavirus outbreak in China is critical. A general mood of fear has engulfed the country. Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, has been rendered into a virtual ghost town.
The only way to ensure that people are not alienated from the world around them is to give them genuine control over their lives.
Pfizer’s decision to abandon research on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s reflects the high-risk, low-reward nature of work on such diseases from a capitalist perspective.
As with all production under capitalism, scientific production is not democratically controlled by the working class. We argue that the workers can and should be the drivers of scientific advancement.
In archaeology, new evidence and the resulting explanations have come to resemble the conclusions that Marxists reached long ago in explaining how dialectical materialism corresponds to the natural world.
Centuries of scientific research and investigation have helped to propel society forwards and improve the lives of millions. But, as with all other areas of society, the senility and decay of capitalism is now being reflected in the question of science , and many are starting to worry about the reliability of research.