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Alternatives to Quantitative Risk Assessment for Decision-Making (Draft 2)

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

July 10, 2005

Abstract:

Offers 7 criticisms of quantitative risk assessment and offers several alternative ways of gathering information for, and approaching, decisions affecting public health and the natural environment....

Beyond Risk: An Ecological Paradigm to Prevent Global Chemical Pollution

Authors:

Thornton, Joe

Publication Date:

June 15, 2000

Abstract:

Describes how the "risk assessment" approach to chemical regulation has created a fully-contaminated world, and suggests alternative policies that might actually protect the environment and human health from industrial poisons....

Los Angeles Times vs. Free Republic

Authors:

Morrow, J.

Publication Date:

April 4, 2000

Abstract:

A copyright case decided in federal court....

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Los Angeles Times vs. Free Republic, (PDF, 2081 KB)

Lights, Camera, Democracy!

Authors:

Lapham, Lewis H.

Publication Date:

August 15, 1996

Abstract:

Lewis Lapham, editor of Harper's magazine describes the U.S.'s two governments, the permanent government (which is not elected) which makes all important decisions for the country, and the provisional (elected) govermment which is in charge of democratic pageantry....

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Lights, Camera, Democracy!, (HTM, 21 KB)

On reading 'Globalize Liberation'

Publication Date:

June 15, 2004

Abstract:

A letter from John Michael Greer to Patrick Reinsborough and John James Bell discussing the book Globalize Liberation (San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2004), edited by David Solnit....

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On reading 'Globalize Liberation', (HTM, 49 KB)

OECD Environmental Outlook

Publication Date:

June 15, 2001

Abstract:

A survey or environmental problems, and projections for the next 20 years, by the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD)....

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OECD Environmental Outlook, (PDF, 3445 KB)

The New Political Compass

Authors:

Ray, Paul H.

Publication Date:

April 15, 2002

Abstract:

An analysis of the shifting U.S. political landscape by Paul H. Ray, who wrote the book, The Cultural Creatives....

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The New Political Compass, (PDF, 166 KB)

Decolonizing the Revolutionary Imagination...

Publication Date:

June 15, 2004

Abstract:

Patrick Reinsborough's essay "Decolonizing The Revolutionary Imagination: Values Crisis, the politics of Reality, and Why There's Going to Be a Common-Sense Revolution in This Generation," originally published in David Solnit (editor), Globalize Liberation (San Francisco: City Lights Book, 2004), pg...

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Decolonizing the Revolutionary Imagination..., (DOC, 168 KB)

Don't Fear the Reapers [on "The Death of Environmentalism"]

Authors:

Magazine, Grist

Publication Date:

January 13, 2005

Abstract:

A Grist Magazine essay on "The Death of Environmentalist, Shellenberger and Nordhaus's critique of the environmental movement (which is also available in this library). Grist's article contains many links to other writing about the "Death of Environmentalism" essay....

Don't Fear the Reapers

Authors:

Anonymous,

Publication Date:

January 13, 2005

Abstract:

Describes the "kerfuffle" created by the publicaion last October of the paper titled "The Death of Environmentalism" (which is also available in this library)....

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Don't Fear the Reapers, (HTM, 5 KB)
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