Harvey Wasserman

Harvey Wasserman

Harvey Wasserman is an activist and author. His last book America at the Brink of Rebirth: The Organic Spiral of US History was published in 2016.  His Solartopia Green Power & Wellness Show is at www.progressiveradionetwork.com, and he edits www.nukefree.org.

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Monday, April 20, 2020
How YOU Can Dump Trump
Grassroots action’s immense upset victory in Wisconsin shows we can overcome even a rigged election. In November, you must do it again. When Trump tries to steal or cancel the election, our informed non-violence must rise to protect and win it. Neither the human race, nor American democracy, nor...
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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) Views
Friday, April 10, 2020
Terrified Atomic Workers Warn That the COVID-19 Pandemic May Threaten Nuclear Reactor Disaster
The COVID Pandemic has thrown America’s atomic reactor industry into lethal chaos, making a major disaster even more likely. Reports from “ terrified ” workers at a Pennsylvania reactor indicate vital precautions needed to protect them may not even be possible. Nationwide, with falling demand and...
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The question of ownership—private or public—cannot be answered without accounting for the structural safety and potential liabilities of the two decrepit megaliths at San Luis Obispo. (Photo: Wikimedia) Views
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Final Showdown: PG&E at the Brink of Nuclear Bankruptcy
Powerful forces are quickly moving Pacific Gas & Electric toward a settlement on its hideously complex multi-billion-dollar bankruptcy case. Thankfully, Governor Gavin Newsom has put at least a temporary hold on a final agreement. But in the interim, it must be brought to light that no squaring...
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Demonstrators hold signs against HB6 Views
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Ohio’s Fascist Pro-Nuke Attack on Democracy Comes Due on Monday
A terrifying series of gestapo-style assaults, petiton buying, bribery, mass media manipulation and systematic intimidation has smacked into the attempt of Ohio citizens to repeal a billion-dollar bailout for two dangerously failing atomic reactors on Lake Erie. The unprecedented assault threatens...
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Diablo Canyon Power Plant. (Photo: Wikimedia) Views
Thursday, July 11, 2019
The Quake to Make Los Angeles a Radioactive Dead Zone
Had Friday’s 7.1 earthquake and other ongoing seismic shocks hit less than 200 miles northwest of Ridgecrest/China Lake, ten million people in Los Angeles would now be under an apocalyptic cloud, their lives and those of the state and nation in radioactive ruin. The likely human death toll would be...
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In return for footing this bill, the citizens of Ohio stand to gain obsolete burners that doom their state to dirty air, above-market electric rates, and radioactive danger. (Photo: GuenterRuopp) Views
Friday, May 31, 2019
Ohio Stumbles, With a Team Trump Nudge, Toward Nuclear and Coal
Defying all laws of competitive economics, climate change, and technological progress, the Ohio House has voted in a ratepayer -funded bailout for two aging nuclear power plants on Lake Erie, and two even older coal burners, one in Indiana, but owned by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, based...
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“Of all the many, many terrible things the Trump Administration is doing, opening space to war will be the most destructive.” (Photo: Noah Flora) Views
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Trump’s Space Force: Military Profiteering’s Final Frontier
The Commander-in-Chief, President Donald Trump, has announced a new mission into the realm of martial excess. It is one is that will surely enrich the aerospace industry while spreading the global battlefield to a new dimension. Trump is calling for the creation of a new Space Force as a sixth...
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"The U.S. wind business now employs more than 100,000 people." (Photo: Jürgen from Sandesneben, Germany/Licensed under CC BY 2.0) Views
Friday, May 25, 2018
Trump Has Plenty of Accomplices in His Reckless Energy Policies
Some 360,000 Americans now work in the solar industry, more than in nukes and coal combined. In fact, more Americans are now working in California’s solar industry than are digging coal nationwide. And the U.S. wind business now employs more than 100,000 people. But President Donald Trump wants to...
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"While referring uniformly to this latest centrally-generated fiasco as a “total” blackout, the corporate media have almost totally ignored this steady, fast-growing stream of power being generated on Puerto Rico, virtually all of it solar." (Photo: USAF Nicholas Dutton) Views
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Puerto Rico Goes Back Door to Solartopia and the Corporate Media Blacks It Out
Puerto Rico has made history by becoming — briefly — the largest US territory or state to be powered almost entirely by renewable energy. The corporate media has done all it can to black the story out. The rising grassroots movement to totally rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric supply system with...
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"Trump’s move is predicted to drop upcoming solar installations by 10 to 15 percent and cost some 23,000 jobs." (Photo: Kimco Realty/Flickr/cc) Views
Friday, January 26, 2018
Trump’s Assault on Solar Masks an Epic Crisis in the Nuclear Industry
As Donald Trump launches his latest assault on renewable energy— imposing a 30 percent tariff on solar panels imported from China—a major crisis in the nuclear power industry is threatening to shut four high-profile reactors, with more shutdowns to come. These closures could pave the way for...
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