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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Monday, October 05, 2015
Why Bernie and Hillary Must Address America’s Dying Nuke Reactors
But as a nation we must now focus on the 99 dying U.S. reactors that threaten us all every day. In terms of our national survival, this is what Sanders and Clinton really must discuss. In the biggest picture, Fukushima and Germany ‘s transition to renewables have escalated the energy debate to a...
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Grassroots Pressure Escalates to Shut Down Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant
The two reactors at Diablo Canyon are the last ones still operating in California. And the grassroots pressure to shut them down is escalating. Together grassroots activists have shut three California reactors at San Onofre , between Los Angeles and San Diego and one each at Rancho Seco, near...
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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Will Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Anti-Green Resume Kill His Presidential Hopes?
The latest politician to leap toward the GOP nomination is widely known as America’s most anti-green governor. But he has a critical decision coming up that could help change that. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has established a national reputation as a leading enemy of renewable energy and enhanced energy...
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Saturday, June 06, 2015
'San Andreas' Blockbuster Has Huge Radioactive Omissions
Ok. So we don’t expect much from these mega-blockbuster disaster films. But maybe just a hint about reality could spice things up. At least maybe a passing acknowledgement that the actual San Andreas could turn the Diablo Canyon nukes into a seething heap of radioactive rubble and permanently...
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Did We Almost Lose New York?
For the third time in a decade a major fire/explosion has ripped apart a transformer at the Indian Point reactor complex. News reports have taken great care to emphasize that the accident happened in the “non nuclear” segment of the plant. Ironically, the disaster spewed oil into the Hudson River,...
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Randy Hayes: 9 Planetary Boundaries to Ensure a Healthy Planet
Randy Hayes is a great green lifer. Decades ago he founded the Rainforest Action Network, still one of the major players in the save-the-Earth infrastructure. Now he runs Foundation Earth . Never one to comprise, Randy has gone beyond his fair share of assorted jail stints and come out more...
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
How Ohio’s Energy Economy Became a Radioactive 19th Century Relic
Back in early 2010 Ohio stood at the cusp of a modern 21st century technological revolution. It had won a new federal-funded rail line to finally re-join Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati. Tesla electric sales networks were moving into the state, bringing full player status in the spread...
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Saturday, March 28, 2015
36 Years of Three Mile Island’s Lethal Lies ...and Still Counting
The lies that killed people at Three Mile Island 36 years ago on March 28, 1979 are still being told at Chernobyl, Fukushima , Diablo Canyon, Davis-Besse … and at TMI itself. As the first major reactor accident that was made known to the public is sadly commemorated, and as the global nuclear...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Fukushima: Amidst Radioactive Ruins, Renewable Energy Revolution Soars
The catastrophe that began at Fukushima four years ago today is worse than ever. But the good news can ultimately transcend the bad—if we make it so. An angry grassroots movement has kept shut all 54 reactors that once operated in Japan. It’s the largest on-going nuke closure in history. Big...
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Sunday, February 15, 2015
Will Ohioans Be Forced to Pay the Bill to Keep the Crumbling Davis-Besse Nuke Plant Alive?
As the world’s nuke reactors begin to crumble and fall, the danger of a major disaster is escalating at the decrepit Davis-Besse plant near Toledo, Ohio. Now the plant’s owners are asking the Ohio Public Utilities Commission to force the public to pay billions of dollars over the next 15 years to...
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