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Science for the People: The Natural Birth of a Woman’s Group

The impetus for our meeting can be traced back to last Fall's Eastern Regional Conference where it was decided that people in the local chapters should take a close look at problems of "sexism, racism and elitism." The Boston chapter then held two general meetings about "Interpersonal Relations and the Class Struggle...

Women in Chemistry — Part of the 51% Minority

In a country where over one half of the population are women, why are only 9% of chemists women? Why do women constitute only 4.2% of all physicists and 0.8% of all engineers? Are we dealing here with those mythical natural interests and capabilities of women? Is the reason irrational discrimination, or is it perhaps...