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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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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Thursday, April 17, 2014
UN Panel: Renewables, Not Nukes, Can Solve Climate Crisis
The authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has left zero doubt that we humans are wrecking our climate. It also effectively says the problem can be solved , and that renewable energy is the way to do it, and that nuclear power is not.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction
The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical new evidence that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem. The third anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in Japan confirms that radioactive reactor fallout is doing the same. How the two mega-poisons...
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Monday, April 07, 2014
Solartopia! Winning the Green Energy Revolution
High above the Bowling Green town dump, a green energy revolution is being won. It’s being helped along by the legalization of marijuana and its bio­fueled cousin, industrial hemp. But it’s under extreme attack from the billionaire Koch Brothers, utilities like First Energy (FE), and a fossil/nuke...
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The Three Mile Island nuclear power generating station shown here in 2011 in Middletown, Pa., continues to generate electric power with the Unit 1 reactor. TMI was the scene of the 1979 meltdown of the Unit 2 reactor, the worst nuclear power plant disaster in the United States. (Photo: AP/Bradley C Bower) Views
Thursday, April 03, 2014
The Nuclear Omnicide
In the 35 years since the March 28, 1979, explosion and meltdown at Three Mile Island, fierce debate has raged over whether humans were killed there. In 1986 and 2011, Chernobyl and Fukushima joined the argument. Whenever these disasters happen, there are those who claim that the workers, residents...
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