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  • March 2, 2000

    Timeline

    8,5000 Years of LEAD...
    79 Years of LEADED Gasoline

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    Jamie Lincoln Kitman

  • March 2, 2000

    The Secret History of Lead

    Research support was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute. Follow-ups: "Amplification," June 19, 2000 and letters exchanges: "Lead--Balloons and Bouquets," May 15, and "Lead-Letter Office," July 3, 2000.

    Jamie Lincoln Kitman

  • February 10, 2000

    Business Creates Eco-Side!

    Natural Capitalism is so informative and provocative--and so unfashionably optimistic about the future of the planet--that I wonder why everyone in public life is not reading it and arguin

    William Greider

  • February 10, 2000

    The Plutonium Files

    Eileen Welsome, a mild-mannered 48-year-old reporter laboring away in obscurity for a tiny afternoon newspaper in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is no one's idea of a media Bigfoot.

    Eric Alterman

  • January 20, 2000

    ‘The First Environmentalists’

    For thirty years, since the publication of Silent Spring and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the growth of the environmental movement has been fueled with sorrow for the decimation o

    Mindy Pennybacker

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  • July 8, 1999

    Corporate Greenhouse

    This book is aimed at business executives, but political reporters may have to read it too, now that Republican front-runner George W. Bush has decided that global warming is real after all.

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • May 13, 1999

    Texaco on Trial

    Like virtually everyone else in San Carlos, Ecuador, Hugo Ureña never imagined that danger might lurk in the shiny black liquid that began appearing in the water near his home roughly thi

    Eyal Press

  • February 2, 1998

    The Gift of Time

    The case for abolition of nuclear weapons.

    Jonathan Schell

  • August 14, 1995

    Mythologizing the Bomb

    The beauty of the atomic scientists' calculations hid from them the truly Faustian contract they scratched their names to.

    E.L. Doctorow

  • March 2, 1985

    Hawaii Wakes Up To Pesticides

    The US Department of Agriculture plans to eradicate three species of fruit fly in Hawaii by spraying suspected carcinogens and mutagens on the islands.

    W.S. Merwin