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NUCLEAR POWER HAZARDS.

Types, causes, dangers. Arguments against continued planning & construction of partially completed nuclear facilities.
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Nuclear power is no longer a relatively new phenomenon which impacts both on culture and society. Since the early 1960s, companies have searched for an inexpensive way in which to generate power for the increasingly demanding American society. Indeed, the debate over nuclear power shows just how much the illusions of the nuclear age are "rooted in the economic and political institutions of our society. The system for threatening nuclear war - the designing, making, deploying, explaining of nuclear weapons - serves so many short-term interests that as a society we are crippled in confronting out most basic interest: physical, economic and spiritual survival" (Loeb, 1983, p. 3).
In the 1980s, however, nuclear power has become an even greater political issue that has been thrust into national, and

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