Science for the People Magazine - 1985

Vol. 17 Nos. 1 & 2 (Jan-Feb, Mar-Apr 1985)
The Chips are Falling: Health hazards in the microelectronics industry
ET Go Home: The revolution in not-so-conventional weapons
The Definitive Guide to High Tech: How to floppy to that disko beat
The Strategic Computer Initiative: The military’s double-edged sword
Computers in Uniform – A good fit?
Control Data and Apartheid: PLATOnic control of South Africa’s Blacks
Whose Computer Is It Anyway? Schools embrace computers without knowing why
Taking Control of Educational Technology: How to use computers productively and progressively
Computers in the Classroom: Social stratifiers or liberating equalizers?
Reviews: Technostress:  TheHuman Cost of the Computer Revolution  and  The Rise of the Computer State
Vol. 17 No. 3 (May-June 1985)
Framing the Issue
Biological Warfare and the New Genetic Technologies
Emerging Technologies
Ice Minus and Beyond
Genetic Engineering and Human Embryos
The Corporate Capture of Genetic Technologies
Safety and Health Issues Revisited
Setting Priorities in Biotechnology
SftP and rDNA
Who’s Involved
In Brief

Vol. 17 No. 4 (OUR 100TH ISSUE, July-Aug 1985)
SftP: Impact and Challenge: A Science for the People Retrospective
Exporting Lung Cancer: The cigarette industry and the Third World
The Silent Epidemic: Lead poisoning hits the poorest hardest
Special Update Section: Science at the Museum; The Jason Project; Automating the Office; Toxic Shock; Long Island Pesticides; Superfund in Woburn; Dioxin and Dow; Past Quotes and Future Visions
Reviews: The New Our Bodies Ourselves  and  What Will It Take to Prevent Nuclear War?  and  Test-Tube Women

Vol. 17 No. 5 (Sep-Oct 1985)
Reaching for the Stars: Reagan’s SDI
Why Are Africans Dying?
Myths of African Hunger
Fighting Radiation Hazards in Fernald, Ohio
Cuba Report
Brain Asymmetries

Vol. 17 No. 6 (Nov-Dec 1985)
The Inevitability of Bhopal
Accountability Is Bad for Business
Secrecy Was Bhopal’s Real Disaster
Urban Third World Children
Industry and Health in Nicaragua
Review: The Export of Hazard