Undercurrents 9: Jan-Feb 1975
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• UNDERCURRENTS, the magazine of radical science and alternative technology [ISSN0306 2392], was published from London, England, from 1973 to 1984 [No. 60]. This text version has been created in 2006-8 by me, Chris [Hutton-]Squire [a member of the now-dissolved Undercurrents Collective], by OCRing scanned images of a print copy; the texthas been spell-checked but it has NOT been checked against the original.
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Undercurrents number 9 January-February 1975
EDDIES: Heathrow - Was There a Nuclear Threat? 5Eddie Currents De-Bunking the Bunkers Bariloche: Limits to Growth,Latin Style 12Gusher's Friggin' on the Rig 22Letters 24Undercurrents/LID Product Review: solar collector 32Nature et progres: report and pictures 36NUCLEAR POWER: Special Feature 44Hudson Report: reﬂections 87Home Food Production: can it slash Britain's import bill? 94REVIEWS: Offensive Missiles/ We shall not be MIRVed/ Race & IQ/Value Today/ Limits of the City/Makin' It/ Fields, Factories &Workshops106