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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #835 -- Synthetic Biology

Publication Date:

December 29, 2005

Abstract:

A Gift of Economic Growth: A Darker Bioweapons Future In their constant search for the "next big thing" to drive economic growth, investors are now banking on a new field of science called "synthetic biology." The aim is to create entirely new forms of life, with little thought for consequences. This is genetic engineering on steroids, but the U.S. government warns that it will bring "a darker bioweapons future." The Soul of Environmentalism "We must have the courage to name what is right and plot a course that connects to everyday lives and transforms them. If we do this, we can re-frame our movements in ways that astonish, delight, and liberate. The debate surrounding "The Death of Environmentalism" is really an opening to re-examine modern political strategy in general, and environmentalism in particular." -- The Soul of Environmentalism

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