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Issue 2 • Date Summer 1999

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  • Winner off base in T&S interview [Letters]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 4
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  • Unger has incorrect perception of IEEE [Letters]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 5
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  • Reinstate ethics hotline [Letters]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):5 - 31
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  • Allowing open participation by corporations in IEEE standards activities

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):6 - 24
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  • Property rights versus stewardship

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):12 - 24
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    Industries and families continue to forsake American cities for suburban and formerly rural sites, simultaneously leaving non-productive sites (“brownfields”) in the cities and removing “greenfield” land from agricultural or biologically productive use. With a few exceptions, urban regions that once functioned as communities are continuing to undergo economic and social dec... View full abstract»

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  • Prohibiting nuclear weapons: initiatives towards global nuclear disarmament

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):25 - 31
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    The world now stands at a precarious nuclear fork in the road with the following characteristics: the Nuclear Left Path is characterized by continued vertical and horizontal proliferation of nuclear weapons with the danger being that any nation (or terrorist group) that wants such weapons, and can afford them, will eventually secure them; the Nuclear Right Path prohibits all nuclear weapons and le... View full abstract»

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