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, 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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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Corporate Personhood Is the Deadly Virus of Climate Chaos
Unrestrained corporate power is the Ebola virus of our global ecological crisis. Rooting it out will demand a whole new level of resistance. The worldwide march for the climate this weekend is focussed on moving us to a Solartopian energy supply , a green-powered Earth. But those who march must...
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Friday, September 12, 2014
Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March
Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal , Oil , Nukes and Gas . Which also means abolishing corporate personhood and saving the internet . The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no human responsibilities. They’re about to...
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Sunday, September 07, 2014
Shut California’s Fukushima: Diablo Must Go
The catastrophe at Fukushima was not an accident. It’s unfolding again in California. The next west coast quake could easily shake the two reactors at Diablo Canyon to rubble. They are riddled with defects , can’t withstand potential seismic shocks from five major nearby fault lines, violate state...
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
George Will Confirms Nixon's Vietnam Treason
Richard Nixon was a traitor. The new release of extended versions of Nixon's papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" by Republican conservatives. Now it has been substantiated by none other than right-wing columnist George Will. Nixon's newly...
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More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly 200,000 kids—tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the smoldering reactors now suffer from pre-cancerous thyroid abnormalities, primarily nodules and cysts. Views
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Fukushima’s Children are Dying
Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima , thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly 200,000 kids—tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the smoldering...
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U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy wearing a yellow helmet and a mask inspects the central control room for the Unit 1 and Unit 2 reactors of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. (Photo: AP /Toru Yamanaka) Views
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
News Flash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster
The corporate media silence on Fukushima has been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches. Ever more radioactive water continues to pour into the Pacific. At least three extremely volatile fuel assemblies are stuck high in...
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The Enrico Fermi Nuclear Power plant, on Lake Erie. (Photo: Flickr / cc / James Marvin Phelps) Views
Monday, May 05, 2014
The NYT's Unintentional "Epitaph" for Nuclear Power
In support of the dying nuclear power industry, the New York Times Editorial Board has penned an inadvertent epitaph. Appearing in the May 2 edition, The Right Lessons from Chernobyl twists and stumbles around the paper’s own reporting. Though unintended, it finally delivers a “prudent” message of...
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(Photo: AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Views
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Eminent Domain: The Real Solution to Scumbag Sports Owners
Enough is enough, sports fans. It’s been known for decades that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a racist jerk. Ditto Daniel Snyder, the owner of that professional football team in our nation’s capital whose current horrific anti-indigenous team name is a global embarrassment. But...
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