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Principles of Unity

(Same for All Chapters)

  1. Opposes all forms of oppression, exploitation and marginalization, while recognizing the role of science in these conditions, and the responsibility of science in liberatory struggles against all of these conditions

  2. Builds parity within the organization for marginalized, oppressed, and exploited peoples

  3. Works to organize labor in the scientific workforce

  4. Conducts radical, politically and scientifically informed investigation into problems of science and society

  5. Promotes positive instances of the use of scientific and technical expertise, providing scientists with knowledge and opportunities to use their specific training in accordance with SftP principles

  6. Resists the use of science for exploitation, oppression, capitalism, imperialism, war, and environmental destruction

  7. Struggles for system change to address the root causes of social, economic, and ecological problems

  8. Affirms a deep respect for all life in the motivation for and practice of science

  9. Opposes the assumption that humans have the right to exert violence upon, exploit, and control other humans, non-human animals, and nature

  10. Recognizes scientific knowledge outside of establishment institutions

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