Who Benefits? Pure Science Edition

The Objectivity of My Affection: Part 8

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.


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Objectivity Part 8 - Who Benefits

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Sophie Wang (aka shuf) is a second generation Chinese American zine gremlin who challenges our taken-for-granted assumptions about western science through comics and zines. She draws from her background in Science and Technology Studies and her many years making art of widely varying quality. She peaked at age 4 trying to name her brother after Bert from Sesame Street (he's not). You can follow her at @wangshuf.