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Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State and Nuclear Pollution

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Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State and Nuclear Pollution - Robinson, Marilynne
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In this powerful, eloquent, and elucidating essay, Marilynne Robinson has pinpointed exactly the motives and the mythology and the reality behind the destruction of our planet. The Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Great Britain is a perfect metaphor for twentieth-century genocide. Not the small, insane eruptions of eradication that took place in Hitler's Germany, but rather that routine, day-to-day, thoroughly "democratic" envenomation of the planet by a current industrial magic (encouraged, or at least condoned, by ...

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Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State and Nuclear Pollution 1989, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374526597

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