The Objectivity of My Affection Pt. 8: Who Benefits? Pure Science Edition

By Sophie Wang

Objectivity Part 8 - First Image

The “pure” sciences – sciences that exist primarily to tell us more about the world we live in – can be easily seen as apolitical. But as you probably suspect by now, they’re definitely not! How are the benefits of discovery-based science unequally distributed? Read on to find out.

July 15, 2016

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Objectivity Part 8 - Who Benefits

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Sophie Wang is a first-time comic artist, chronic garlic craver, and believer in a better science. You can find her on Twitter at @wangshuf.