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If You Are Against Nuclear Power

This post was written and published first at 3 Quarks Daily. It is reproduced here with the addition of references.   When you are told what someone is against, ask them what they are for. If you against nuclear power, what kind of power are you for? Reasonable answers include coal, natural gas, biomass, wind, […]

A Manifesto for the Truth

On Sunday Edward Snowden published a piece in Der Spiegel “A Manifesto for the Truth” where he argues that the United States government’s spying programs and subsequent suppression of dissent are against the public’s interest. Reasonable arguments within the public discourse continue to strengthen his position calling for at least some restraint to be shown by the […]