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GLOBAL WARMING – a discussion paper

Preface The Communist University in South London (CUiSL) is sponsored by the Croydon Branch of the Communist Party and meets on the third Thursday of every month (August and December excepted) at Ruskin House, Croydon. In these classes and workshops we study and discuss Marxism, science, history and contemporary political issues. It is open to […]

Dialectics of Cosmology

by Nigel Green Throughout history, ordinary working people have asked questions such as “what is the purpose of existence?” and “why am I here?” It is therefore no accident that Marxism as the weapon of  workers in struggle is about developing its rational scientific and philosophical core, not merely for analysing society but nature and […]

The economics of science

by Peter Horah This article offers the reader a wide perspective to challenge and provoke discussion on the influences and drivers of science in the 21st Century and how we have become dependent on a capitalist model to develop technology and improve the lives of people. Scientific discoveries made since the beginning of the 20th […]

The Crisis in Physics

by Martin Graham There are at least four so-called ‘crises ‘afflicting Physics in the second decade of the 21st Century: Quantum Mechanics and, in particular, the Copenhagen Interpretation, and also Relativity, Cosmology and particle physics are not the result of experimental data and do not “make sense”.  . Concern over Quantum Mechanics has been around […]

The Dialectics of Evolution

by Ben Stevenson As Marxists we study and critique Science for two chief reasons: Firstly science and technology occupy an incredibly significant role in capitalist society and capitalist production, even more so than during Engels’ or even Lenin’s lifetime. We do not consider scientific study to be an isolated or separate form of human activity […]