UC28 June-July 1978

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Undercurrents 28 June-July 1978 Contents
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1 Eddies

6 What’s when & what’s what

8 Windscale – Martin Ince & Dave Elliott: If you can’t win at the enquiry, do you turn to civil disobedience?

10 Tvind – Marshall Merriam & Kevin Harris: Behind the biggest windmill in the world lies a remarkable experiment in education.

12 Atlantis – Jenny James: A therapeutic community rides the heavy vibes of Ulster.

14 Mondragon – wish we were there? Anna Whyatt & Keith Smith: Despite their fantastic success the Basque – Country cooperatives may be a poor model for British followers.

17 Eco 2000 – Ken Penney: One man’s struggle to start an Alternative Technology Centre.

18 AT – The art and the state – Dave Elliott: UK state support for alternative energy is not just half – hearted, it’s misguided.

20 Alternative sources of dollars – Andrew MacKillop: ‘Take the money and run’ is the motto for Canada’s AT promoters.

22 Can Wales make it? – Simon Watt: A politically independent Wales may still be miles from economic and technological autonomy.

24 Urban Wasteland – Tim Cantell: Stark images from a new book on the scandal of Britain’s cities.

26 What turbine? – Stephen Tonkin: Don’t believe anyone who offers you an ‘all – purpose’ water turbine design.

27 Behaviour Modification – John Rowan: Meet the guys who can redecorate your psychic cell any colour you want.

28 Maximill – Geoff Watson: A successful windmill proves that simplicity in execution requires subtlety in design.

31 A glimpse of reality – Laurence Golding: If you’ve got a good pair of boots you can ‘walk into lost worlds’ this summer.

32 The Bicycle Planning Book – Mike Hudson: An education for town planners – FoE’s new cookbook for cities fit for cycles.

36 Undercurrents Review of Books

42 In The Making

43 Letters

46 Small Ads

47 Books & Back Issues

49 Subscription Form & Editorial – Going Monthly?

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