Tag - AAAS

AAAS Actions at Philadelphia: The Solidarity of the Long-Distance Activists

For the past three years Science for the People has held actions at the annual AAAS meetings, questioning the political manner in which science priorities are established and the hierarchical and elitist way in which science is organized. The AAAS finds itself in a curious (maybe not so curious) position in the face...

Open Letter – AAAS Philadelphia 1971

Many of us in SESPA who are doing or have done scientific and engineering work, feel a deep sense of frustration and exasperation about the use of that work. We teach, we do experiments, we design new things—and for what? To enable those who direct this society to better exploit and oppress the great majority of us...

Resolutions for the AAA$

Three resolutions are being presented to the AAAS governing board to be voted upon at the annual meeting in Chicago on December 26th-30th. They were mailed to the committee on Council Affairs on November 23rd — one month in advance, as required to be put on their agenda. Last year, three similar resolutions were...

Important Notice: Political Action

Political action is being organized for the December meeting of the AAA$ to be held between Xmas and New Year's at the Conrad Hilton, Sheraton-Blackstone and Pick-Congress Hotels in Chicago.

Women Demand Equality in Science

It is important to note that sexual oppression is both pervasive and institutionalized; within the scientific community it takes many forms. Educational tracking by sex from elementary school on channels women into subordinate roles and stereotypes. While men are trained to develop 'logical' patterns of thought, women...