“A gripping tale of heroic scientists working in the public interest despite powerful opposition. At once, both tremendously hopeful and profoundly disturbing.” - Thomas Duck, Associate Professor, Physics & Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie
Scientists who defy the status quo and ask hard questions are under siege by Harper Inc, and similar regimes elsewhere in the west. The stakes couldn’t be higher – the battle for honest science and real democracy can only deepen. As global elites accelerate their plunder of a dwindling earth, and the rest of us get hungrier and more desperate, the struggle for justice and freedom is bound to escalate. It is waged on many fronts, in boardrooms and corridors of power, streets and squares, on the internet and social media, and ultimately in our heads.
Science and technology are elemental to all of this – the gobbling, the battle, and our heads. Questions need to be asked, urgently. Hard questions: the heart of this book.
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