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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #837 -- Nuclear Power had a Bad year

Publication Date:

January 12, 2006

Abstract:

Nuclear Power Had a Bad Year in 2005 During 2005, there was considerable talk about the nuclear power industry reviving itself -- with the help of huge new federal subsidies -- but the industry seems to be in such deep trouble on many fronts that it will remain moribund, though still highly dangerous to world peace. A Democracy Revolution Breaks Out in Pennsylvania In Pennsylvania, citizens are developing fundamentally new tactics, aiming to take back control of their communities from corporations. To learn more about this exciting new development in American political thinking, you could attend democracy school. Errors, Errors... Monsanto and Percy Schmeiser First we numbered last weeks' issue #837 when it was really #836. Then we confused our readers by saying Percy Schmeiser owed Monsanto damages for having Monsanto's patented genes in his field. This is not quite correct. Precaution Academy: Practical Training for Precautionary Action Could your community begin to take precautionary action to improve its prospects for the future? To help your community make the shift to this new way of thinking, you could attend The Precaution Academy that we have just started. The first session will be held in New Brunswick, N.J. Mar. 31-Apr. 2. Three other sessions of the Academy are set for other locations in the U.S. later this year, too.

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