[Marxism] Re: [PEN-L] LA Weekly warms to nuclear power. S. Brand endorses online info

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Nov 15 16:56:54 MST 2005


Okie-doke, I'll take a look at it. I'll read any damned thing, including 
Marc Cooper.

At 06:48 PM 11/15/2005, you wrote:
>Dear Mr. Proyect,
>
>   Stewart Brand, who is discussed in Judith Lewis' LA Weekly article on 
> nuclear power, has recently ndorsed "Rad Decision," a techno-thriller 
> novel about the American nuclear power industry.  Written by a longtime 
> nuclear engineer, it providea an entertaining and accurate portrait of a 
> nuclear power plant and how an accident might be handled.  "Rad Decision" 
> is currently running as a serial at 
> <http://RadDecision.blogspot.com>http://RadDecision.blogspot.com, at no 
> cost to readers.
>
>   Ms. Lewis mentions this book on her blog at[ 
> <http://laweekly.blogs.com/judith_lewis/2005/11/rad_publishing.html>http://laweekly.blogs.com/judith_lewis/2005/11/rad_publishing.html 
> ]
>
>   I'm not really sure what our energy future should be, but I am 
> confident we will make better decisions if we understand our energy present.
>
>         Regards,
>
>       James Aach
>
>
>
>If you find the following useful, please pass the word about this no-cost, 
>independent project.
>
><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" 
>/> <http://raddecision.blogspot.com/>http://RadDecision.blogspot.com
>
>
>RAD DECISION
>An Insider Novel of Nuclear Power
>
>A techno-thriller about a nuclear power plant, written by an engineer with 
>over twenty years of experience in the American nuclear industry.
>
>
>
>
>"I'd like to see Rad Decision widely read."
>
>
>
>       Stewart Brand
>
>
>
>       Co--founder of The Global Business Network,
>
>                   Creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, noted Futurist
>
>
>
>       <http://raddecision.blogspot.com/>RadDecision.blogspot.com
>
>
>              New Episodes posted 3X a week.
>                Fifteen minutes reading time per episode.
>           Series runs until mid-November.
>             It will remain online after it is completed.
>                 All posted episodes are always available.
>
>
>Rad Decision tells the story of the people and machinery that make up a 
>nuclear power plant, and the dark tale of a man who believes it is his 
>destiny to destroy it.  Written by a long-time engineer in the American 
>nuclear industry, the novel includes an overview of how electricity is 
>made and a step-by-step, inside look at how a nuclear plant operates - - 
>from its equipment to its people to the politics and money behind it.  The 
>health effects of radiation and the events at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 
>ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Chernobyl and TMI are 
>also discussed.  Soon, the reader plunges into a nuclear accident in the 
>making.  While Rad Decision is written for the lay reader who is concerned 
>about nuclear energy, the more technically-inclined will also find plenty 
>of satisfying detail.  But first and foremost, Rad Decision is an 
>enjoyable thriller.
>
>
>
>
>
>No nuclear insider has ever told this story before - - there is simply no 
>book on the market like Rad Decision.  (And its free to readers.)
>
>
>
>Here's a way to learn about energy issues in general -- and nuclear power 
>in particular -- and be entertained at the same time.
>
>
>
><http://raddecision.blogspot.com/>RadDecision.blogspot.com
>
>
>
>
>Read Stewart Brand's controversial article discussing nuclear power
>
>in the May 2005 Technology Review: 
><http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/05/05/issue/feature_earth.asp?p=0>http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/05/05/issue/feature_earth.asp?p=





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