Harvey Wasserman

Harvey Wasserman
Harvey Wasserman's latest book, America at the Brink of Rebirth: The Organic Spiral of US History, will be published in 2016.  His Solartopia Green Power & Wellness Show is at www.progressiveradionetwork.com, and he edits www.nukefree.org.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Trump’s Budget Assault on the Environment Packs a Wallop
Donald Trump’s first budget makes his antipathy to the environment clear—and his love for fossil fuels and nuclear power even clearer. In addition to slashing funding to the Environmental Protection Agency, he also announced this week that he wants massive rollbacks in automotive fuel efficiency...
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Sunday, January 22, 2017
We Are Mourning…But We Are Marching And Organizing for Democracy and the Earth
In the midst of a terrible national illness, we organize and march for the known and solid cures. For democracy and our natural planet. We have clear direction on both issues. This weekend's massive, powerful women's and other marches rocking the nation have dwarfed the turnout for Friday's...
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Monday, January 16, 2017
King CONG vs. Solartopia
As you ride the Amtrak along the Pacific coast between Los Angeles and San Diego, you pass the San Onofre nuclear power plant, home to three mammoth atomic reactors shut by citizen activism. Framed by gorgeous sandy beaches and some of the best surf in California, the dead nukes stand in silent...
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Friday, December 16, 2016
Will There Be a 'December Surprise'?
As millions of Americans desperately seek an alternative to Donald Trump , the 2016 presidential election now faces the volatile possibility of a “December Surprise”. Here are some Constitutional realities: The Electoral College is set to vote Monday, December 19. Of 538 electors, Donald Trump...
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Friday, October 21, 2016
Trump's Racist "Rigged Election" Attack Is as Old as America
Donald Trump’s demand for “monitors” at polling places to prevent a “rigged election” is an old and ugly story. It’s obviously aimed – KKK style – at stopping black and Hispanic citizens from voting. But in fact both major parties have used such terror tactics – and updated electronic ones – since...
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Friday, September 23, 2016
How Nuclear Power Causes Global Warming
Supporters of nuclear power like to argue that nukes are the key to combatting climate change. Here’s why they are dead wrong. Every nuclear generating station spews about two-thirds of the energy it burns inside its reactor core into the environment. Only one-third is converted into electricity...
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Monday, September 05, 2016
Nuclear's Last Stand? New York’s Cuomo Rushes in to Save Dying Plants
New York’s “liberal” Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to ram through a complex backdoor bailout package worth up to $11 billion to keep at least four dangerously decrepit nuclear reactors operating. To many proponents of safe energy, the move comes as a shock. Its outcome will have monumental...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Diablo Shutdown Marks End of Atomic Era
As worldwide headlines have proclaimed, California’s Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) says it will shut its giant Diablo Canyon reactors near San Luis Obispo, and that the power they’ve been producing will be replaced by renewable energy . PG&E has also earmarked some $350 million to “...
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
30 Ways Chernobyl and the Dying Nuke Industry Are Killing Us All
April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. It comes as Germany, which is phasing out all its reactors, has asked Belgium to shut two of its nukes because of the threat of terrorism. It also comes as advancing efficiencies and plunging...
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
Run, Bernie, Please Keep Running
We all win when Bernie Sanders runs. We need him to continue through the Democratic Convention and beyond. You can pardon my enthusiasm, but I’ll now be sending him my $27. That Bernie came in second in this past Tuesday’s primaries doesn’t mean much. He got more than enough votes to justify an...
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