The July-August World Watch is a special issue devoted
to the challenges posed by the new human genetic technologies.
World Watch is published by the Worldwatch Institute,
which authors the well-known State of the World Report.
This special issue of World Watch is the most ambitious
recent journalistic treatment of the new species-altering human
genetic technologies. Articles include:
Halweil and Dick Bell: "Beyond Cloning: The Larger Agenda
of Human Engineering"
Hayes: "The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified
Pat Mooney: "Making Well People 'Better'"
R. Billings: "A Medical Geneticist's View"
Gordimer: "A New Racism"
Sexton: "Deceptive Promises of Cures for Disease"
Dorsey: "The New Eugenics"
Shiva: "Biopirates and the Poor"
Levine: "What Human Genetic Modification Means for Women"
Fukuyama: "In Defense of Nature, Human and Non-Human"
Isasi: "The Human Rights Perspective"
Athanasiou and Marcy Darnovsky: "The Genome as a Commons"
Brian Halweil: "The War of Words and Images"
Bill McKibben: "Why Environmentalists Should be Concerned"
The first half of the magazine is available online at: http://www.worldwatch.org/mag/
World Watch is promoting the issue and encouraging print and
web publications to run reprints. For information on reprinting
articles or on ordering extra issues please visit: http://www.worldwatch.org/about/reprint.html.