Archives: 2004 January 3

E.P.A. to Study Use of Waste From Sewage as Fertilizer

January 3rd, 2004, No Comments

To the Editor: Journalists have a formula for writing about these matters, obtaining quotes from both EPA spokespersons and industry sources. It is hard to tell one opinion from the other. Industry predictably reports that their products could not possibly harm too many people – and you cannot prove that it does! All proofs lie […]

The Death of Horatio Alger

January 3rd, 2004, No Comments

To the Editor, Mr. Krugman’s brilliant column omits one detail: the title should be taken literally. The CDC tells us 20 percent of adults under 65 suffer chronic illness or disability, not counting institutionalized adults, disabled military and high numbers of developmentally disabled children. The SSA tells us three out of ten new workers will […]

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