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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Friday, September 13, 2013
Five Ways a Wider Syrian War Could Go Nuclear
In the wake of an apparent break in the march to a wider war, the reality of a nuclear dimension in Syria remains largely unspoken. There are at least five key reasons why American military intervention in Syria’s civil war could go nuclear:
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Dr. Hansen, We Need You at Fukushima and Diablo Canyon
The horrifying news from Fukushima worsens daily. It is an unparalleled global catastrophe that cries out for anyone and everyone with nuclear expertise to pitch in. Topping this list should be Dr. James Hansen. Hansen is a climate scientist and a hero of the global warming movement. He has courageously engaged in civil disobedience against mountaintop removal and the Keystone Pipeline.
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Friday, August 09, 2013
The Fukushima Nightmare Gets Worse
Just when it seemed things might be under control at Fukushima, we find they are worse than ever. Immeasurably worse. Massive quantities of radioactive liquids are now flowing through the shattered reactor site into the Pacific Ocean. And their make-up is far more lethal than the “mere” tritium that has dominated the headlines to date.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Fukushima Continues to Spew Its Darkness
Radiation leaks, steam releases, disease and death continue to spew from Fukushima and a disaster which is far from over. Its most profound threat to the global ecology—a spent fuel fire—is still very much with us.
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Friday, June 07, 2013
San Onofre is Dead and So Is Nuclear Power
From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard Nixon once watched three reactors rise at nearby San Onofre. As of June 7, 2013, all three are permanently shut. It’s a monumental victory for grassroots activism. it marks an epic transition in how we get our energy.
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Friday, May 17, 2013
San Onofre at the No Nukes Brink
In January, it seemed the restart of San Onofre Unit 2 would be a corporate cake walk. With its massive money and clout, Southern California Edison was ready to ram through a license exception for a reactor whose botched $770 million steam generator fix had kept it shut for a year.
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Saturday, April 27, 2013
Los Angeles to San Onofre: "Not So Fast!"
A unanimous Los Angeles City Council has demanded the Nuclear Regulatory Commission conduct extended investigations before any restart at the San Onofre atomic power plant. The move reflects a deep-rooted public opposition to resumed operations at reactors perched in a tsunami zone near earthquake faults that threaten all of southern California.
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Saturday, April 13, 2013
San Onofre to the Public: DROP DEAD!
The bitter battle over two stricken southern California reactors has taken a shocking seismic hit. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ignored critical questions from two powerful members of Congress just as the Government Accountability Office has cast serious doubt on the emergency planning at the San Onofre nuclear plant.
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Monday, March 11, 2013
Fukushima's Fallout Is Already Harming Our Children
Thyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever.
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Sam Lovejoy, the No Nukes Movement, and the Tower that Toppled a Terrible Technology
There it stood, 500 feet of insult and injury. And then it crashed to the ground.
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