The Moral Equivalent of Verdun

April 1979
New Republic;4/14/79, Vol. 180 Issue 15, p5
Discusses the United States federal government's indecisiveness over nuclear energy, permitting the construction of power plants and then permitting the same questions to be litigated over and over before state and federal agencies and courts. Social decision that is not being made while the costs of indecision are greater than the costs of a wrong decision either way; Nuclear policy cannot be left to individual decision making or to forces in the marketplace; Establishment of a blue ribbon commission to assess the nuclear option.


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