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, 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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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
The Corporate Coup d’Etat is Nearly Complete
The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete. The Republicans now control the major media, the Supreme Court, the Congress and soon the presidency. Think Jeb Bush in 2016. All throughout America, right down to the local level, buried in a tsunami of cash and corruption, our public servants are...
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Friday, October 31, 2014
Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014
Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us. So the voting rights of millions of student, elderly, black, Hispanic and other citizens are being lynched. Which may now decide...
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Monday, October 20, 2014
When Solartopia Transcends King C.O.N.G.
A green-powered future is our only hope. A planet run by King CONG —Coal, Oil, Nukes & Gas—cannot be sustained. But to get beyond it, our Solartopian vision must embrace more than just a technological transformation. It also demands social, political and spiritual transcendence. From Fukushima...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
How We Win on Climate Change
Okay, so we had this historic march a little while ago. It was.... ...joyous, beautiful, exhilarating, inspiring, life-confirming...and in many ways turning point. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can see that it will change things for a long time to come. It proved to ourselves and the...
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Monday, September 22, 2014
Huge, Gorgeous Global March Shows How to Win the Climate Fight: At the Grassroots
The most hopeful, diverse, photogenic, energizing and often hilarious march I've joined in 52 years of activism—and one of the biggest, at 310,000 strong—has delivered a simple messag​e: we can and will rid the planet of fossil fuels and nuclear power, we will do it at the grassroots, it will be...
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