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Newsflash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 1:41 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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. More >>

NY Times Editorial: ‘Prudent’ Message of Nuclear Abandonment

Monday, 5 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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. More >>

UN Panel: Renewables, Not Nukes, Can Solve Climate Crisis

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 5:29 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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. More >>

Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 5:05 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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 ... More >>

Solartopia! Winning the Green Energy Revolution

Sunday, 6 April 2014, 2:47 pm | Harvey Wasserman

It’s being helped along by the legalization of marijuana and its bio-fueled cousin, industrial hemp. More >>

Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously Contaminated the USS Reagan

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 11:43 am | Harvey Wasserman

A stunning new report indicates the U.S. Navy knew that sailors from the nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan took major radiation hits from the Fukushima atomic power plant after its meltdowns and explosions nearly three years ago. More >>

U.S. Sailors Sick from Fukushima Radiation File New Suit

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:21 am | Harvey Wasserman

Citing a wide range of ailments from leukemia to blindness to birth defects, 79 American veterans of 2011’s earthquake/tsunami relief Operation Tomadachi (“Friendship”) have filed a new $1 billion class action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power. More >>

50 Reasons We Should Fear the Worst from Fukushima

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:47 pm | Harvey Wasserman

Fukushima’s missing melted cores and radioactive gushers continue to fester in secret. Japan’s harsh dictatorial censorship has been matched by a global corporate media blackout aimed—successfully—at keeping Fukushima out of the public eye. More >>

So Long, Pete & Toshi Seeger, It’s Been Great to Know You

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 10:04 am | Harvey Wasserman

Toshi and Pete Seeger defy description except through the sheer joy and honor it was to know them, however briefly. Their list of accomplishments will fill many printed pages, which all pale next to the simple core beauty of the lives they led. More >>

Stop Japan's Fukushima Censorship

Friday, 6 December 2013, 4:25 pm | Harvey Wasserman

At a critically dangerous moment, Japan is poised to take a giant step toward officially shrouding Fukushima in the deepest possible secrecy. At least two petitions are being circulated in opposition. One is addressed to the Japanese government and Prime Minister ... More >>

Pro-Nuke Climate Scientists: Note Terror at Fukushima Four

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 11:13 am | Harvey Wasserman

Four climate scientists have made a public statement claiming nuclear power is an answer to global warming. Before they proceed, they should visit Fukushima, where the Tokyo Electric Power Company has moved definitively toward bringing down the ... More >>

Pro-Nuke Scientists Should Go to Fukushima

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 11:02 am | Harvey Wasserman

The four scientists who have advocated more nuclear power as a solution to global warming should go to Fukushima. Atomic energy is a failed technology and the radiation now constantly gushing from that stricken site is already harming us all. More >>

14,000 Hiroshimas still swing in the Fukushima air...

Friday, 11 October 2013, 4:50 pm | Harvey Wasserman

Japan’s pro-nuclear Prime Minister has finally asked for global help at Fukushima. It probably hasn’t hurt that more than 100,000 people have signed petitionscalling for a global takeover; more than 8,000 have viewed a new YouTube on it. More >>

The Crisis at Fukushima 4 Demands a Global Take-Over

Friday, 20 September 2013, 11:18 am | Harvey Wasserman

We are now within two months of what may be humankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis. There is no excuse for not acting. All the resources our species can muster must be focussed on the fuel pool at Fukushima Unit 4. More >>

Syria is an epic victory for the SuperPower of Peace

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 4:23 pm | Harvey Wasserman

The United States is not now bombing Syria. Let’s savor that again: for the moment at least, the United States is not now bombing Syria. That alone qualifies as an epic, unprecedented victory for the SuperPower of Peace, the global movement to end ... More >>

Dr. Hansen, We Need You at Fukushima and Diablo Canyon

Friday, 30 August 2013, 4:51 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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. More >>

The Fukushima Nightmare Gets Worse

Saturday, 10 August 2013, 1:43 pm | Harvey Wasserman

>> By Harvey Wasserman, August 8, 2013 >> >> 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 ... More >>

Obama, Mandela and Leonard Peltier

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 12:05 pm | Harvey Wasserman

Barack Obama has taken his two daughters on a dramatic visit to the Robben Island cell once occupied by Nelson Mandela. Let's hope he takes them next to the one now occupied by Leonard Peltier. More >>

San Onofre at the No Nukes Brink

Friday, 17 May 2013, 5:26 pm | Harvey Wasserman

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 ... More >>

The 2d Amendment Does NOT Condone Random Slaughter

Sunday, 16 December 2012, 9:15 am | Harvey Wasserman

The Second Amendment does NOT guarantee the right of any and all citizens to own any and all kinds of guns. It demands, in the name of national security, that we regulate it. More >>

 

 

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