The Late, Great Earth

July 1977
New Republic;7/2/77, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p2
Presents an insight into the global economic and ecological condition. Views on the impact of earth's ecological calamity; Importance of weaponry and its impact on environment; Reference to the report "World Military and Social Expenditures"; Information that the Earth during 1976 had 1.3 billion children, but it spent more for weapons than education; Role of the United States and the Soviet Union in spreading the arms race around the world.


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