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Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe

Chernobyl is a compendium of 23 years of scientific observations generated between the 1986 accident and 2009. The book is encyclopedic, beginning with an overview as the contamination swept west through Europe and east through the Caucasus, northern Africa, northern South Asia and across the Pacific to California. Continue reading

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May-June 2014 News & Letters online

May-June 2014 News & Letters online: “From the U.S. to Ukraine, crises and revolts call for philosophy”; “Unchaining the revolutionary dialectic”; much more… Continue reading

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Tour the world’s most polluted places

Few people relish pollution tourism and fewer still can so appropriately express their disgust and delight as Andrew Blackwell in “Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World’s Most Polluted Places.” Continue reading

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Chernobyl disaster, on its anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, I’m posting two pieces. Below is a talk I gave in Memphis, Tennessee, on the tenth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, which I think speaks directly to today’s situation, especially … Continue reading

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Chernobyl on its 25th anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, I’m reproducing an article I wrote about it in the April 1992 issue of News & Letters.  Watch this space for a related post in the next couple of days. Does … Continue reading

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