A Compassionate Society
Dr. Helen Caldicott cautions her audience that even though the Berlin Wall is down, our job is not over. She covers a wide range of issues related to the present environmental catastrophe: secret U.S. preparations for a preemptive nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, the dangers associated with Rocky Flats, the environmental consequences of the weapons used in Operation Desert Storm, i.e., the attack on Iraq, overpopulation, carbon in the atmosphere, and much more.
Helen Caldicott, an Australian-born pediatrician, is a world-renowned environmental activist. She was the founding president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was named one of the most influential women of the 20th century by the Smithsonian Institute. She is the author of Missile Envy, If You Love This Planet, and Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer.