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Chapter Reports: Northeast Regional Conference

Approximately 60 people attended the second Northeast Regional Conference held November 16–17 in Voluntown, Connecticut at a farm run by the Community for Nonviolent Action. All chapters in the region were well represented, and representatives from Cincinnati were also in attendance. Planning for the conference was...

Science for the People Activities

Last summer a number of us began to work as a support and education group in the area of computers. Some but not all of us were members of SESPA; we included people in math and sociology as well as computer workers.  So far, we have worked on two specific projects: development of a mailing list program for processing...

Science for the People Activities

The Army Mathematics Research Center: Our attack on this military research center continues. The center recently attacked our book The AMRC Papers

Chapter Reports

Berkeley SESPA members have been involved in diverse activities over the past few months. Many people in our group spent a lot of time with the SESPA people who had just returned from China. The China people did a lot of speaking on an itinerary set up by our China Study Group. A program on the U.C. campus featuring a...

Chapter Reports

The Boston chapter is made up of subgroups, some concerned with specific areas of technological impact (Science Teachers Group, China collective, Off-Control Project, Industrial Group, meeting action groups—AAA$, American Chemical Society, etc.—study groups, technical assistance projects) and some concerned with the...

Chapter Reports

At long last there is some news to report from Northwestern. During the student strike this past spring, several of us at N.U. with help from the Chicago Science for Viet Nam collective held a teach-in on war research and new weapons being used in the war.

Chapter Reports

Bob Cahn has written up a piece on the Job Crisis. It ends with a “threat” that if the APS Council does not propose a satisfactory plan of action by the Washington meeting (end of April) then there should be “No Business as Usual”. Just what action that implies is purposefully ambiguous; and it will depend on the...

Chapter Reports

Although several contacts on the campus have been helping to distribute Science for the People, we have not had any formally organized SESPA group here previously. However, some of us in the various science departments are working on a couple of little projects, not enough to form a complete organization around, but...

Reports from Local Groups

We solicited reports from local SESPA groups and groups like SESPA, however, the mails have been slow and our request may not have reached some people because of summer vacation. Therefore, we would like to invite our contacts to send us any news of activities for the next issue—deadline Sept. 10, 1971. Despite the...

What’s Happening? Reports from Groups and Chapters

The SESPA Science Teaching Group held a science conference on Saturday, March 10 at the Cardinal Cushing High School in South Boston. The 150 participants included students and faculty from local high schools and colleges. The conference was organized in response to a need felt among science teachers to begin a...