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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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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Thursday, February 05, 2015
Anti-Fracking and No Nukes Activists Join Forces Demanding Renewable Energy Revolution
These two vampire technologies suck the energy out of our planet while permanently poisoning our air, water, food and livelihoods. The human movements fighting them have been largely separate over the years. No more. In the wake of Fukushima , the global campaign to bury atomic power has gained...
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Friday, January 23, 2015
Ohio’s Anti-Green Suicide
Swing state Ohio is plunging ever deeper into the fossil/nuke abyss. Its Public Utilities Commission may soon gouge the public for $3 billion (BILLION!) to subsidize two filthy 50-year-old coal burners and America’s most dangerous nuke. Approval would seal Ohio’s death notice. None of those coal /...
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
In Wake of Charlie Hebdo, We Must Challenge Insanity of Nuclear Power
The powerful global response to the terror attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo must now face a terrifying reality: It’s a horrible thing when an organ of free speech is assaulted and journalists die. It will be an apocalyptic thing when it happens to an atomic reactor and whole continents...
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Citizen Anti-Nuclear Activism Has Shuttered Vermont Yankee
The Vermont Yankee atomic reactor goes permanently off-line today, Dec. 29, 2014. Citizen activists have made it happen. The number of licensed U.S. commercial reactors is now under 100 where once it was to be 1,000. Decades of hard grassroots campaigning by dedicated, non-violent nuclear opponents...
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Saturday, December 06, 2014
The Brown/Garner Killings are about a Larger State of Official Terror
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Ask Not What Your Planet Can Do For You...
The images we ingest never cease to shape us. Just 51 years ago, the head of a profoundly gifted young man was blown apart. A few months earlier he’d given a speech that promised a new dawn. He reached out to our enemies. He talked of going to the moon, of technological breakthrough and human...
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
How the GOP Bought, Rigged, Stole and Lynched the 2014 Election
Since the Bush-Cheney-Rove theft of the 2000 election in Florida, the right of millions of American citizens to vote and have that vote counted has been under constant assault. In 2014, that systematic disenfranchisement may well have delivered the US Senate to the Republican Party. If nothing...
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