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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Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Why Should Nuke Guarantees Cost Less Than Home or Student Loans?
The Department of Energy wants to give the Southern Company a nuclear power loan guarantee at better interest rates than you can get on a student loan. And unlike a home mortgage, there may be no down payment. Why?
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Friday, June 08, 2012
Hold That "Hot" Fukushima Sushi
We all knew it was coming. Radioactive tuna has been caught off the coast of California. The fingerprint of cesium 137 is unmistakably from the exploded reactors at Fukushima.
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Will You Pay as New Nuke Reactors Jump $900 Million in 3 Months?
The projected price for Georgia's Vogtle Double Reactor Project has jumped at least $900 million in just three months... and that's just for starters . Will you pay for it? The future of new atomic power in the US hangs in the balance.
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Monday, May 07, 2012
The Nuclear Industry Has Melted in Japan and France
There are zero commercial reactors operating in Japan today. On March 10, 2011, there were 54 licensed to operate, well over 10% percent of the global fleet. But for the first time in 42 years, a country at the core of global reactor electricity is producing none of its own.
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Friday, May 04, 2012
Japan May Go Nuke-Free Tomorrow…but Will the US and China Follow?
Japan's one remaining operating reactor (of 54) may go dark tomorrow. Japan would be nuke-free for the first time in a half-century.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Obama's Atomic Solyndra
The future of nuclear power now hangs on a single decision by President Obama---and us. His Office of Management and Budget could cave to the unsustainable demands of reactor builders who cannot handle the standard terms of a loan agreement. Or he could defend basic financial procedures and stand up for the future of the American economy. You can help make this decision, which will come soon.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
A Dying Empire Invades Oaksterdam, Our Privacy & Our Speech
At freedom's core is protection from arbitrary police power and the right to choose one's own medicine, as well as to express one's opinion, however controversial. All three of these rights have taken very troubling recent hits.
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Thursday, April 05, 2012
Are America's Nukes on the Brink of Death?
The only two US reactor projects now technically under construction are on the brink of death for financial reasons. If they go under, there will almost certainly be no new reactors built here.
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Friday, March 16, 2012
Nuclear Power's Green Mountain Grassroots Demise
In the wake of Fukushima, grassroots citizen action is shutting the worldwide nuclear power industry. A Solartopian tipping point is upon us in the US, Europe and Japan which will re-define how the human race gets its energy. States rights and local democracy are at the core of the battle. The definitive breaking point looms in Vermont.
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Friday, February 10, 2012
We May Yet Lose Tokyo… Not to Mention Alaska… and Now Georgia, Too
As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves a construction/operating license for two new reactors in Georgia, alarming reports from Japan indicate the Fukushima catastrophe is far from over.
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