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Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

So long, Pete & Toshi. It’s been amazingly great to know you. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 [Also see Rag Blog remembrances of Pete Seeger by Steve Russell, Lamar Hankins, and Harry Targ.] Toshi … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

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Harvey Wasserman : The Demand for a Global Takeover at Fukushima

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s reactor building number 4 seen in aerial view on July 5, 2012. Photo by Kyodo / Reuters. The demand for a global takeover at Fukushima has hit critical mass Since the March 11, 2011, earthquake … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : The Demand for a Global Takeover at Fukushima

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Harvey Wasserman : Fukushima Continues to Spew its Darkness

House in Fukushima. Image from ABC News. Still on the brink:Fukushima continues to spew its darkness A pool containing many tons of highly radioactive used fuel is suspended 100 feet in the air… Should an earthquake or other trauma knock … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Fukushima Continues to Spew its Darkness

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Smith’s ‘Nuclear Roulette’ Makes the Case for ‘No Nukes’

Gar Smith makes the case: ‘No Nukes’ is still the right call The collection of facts, figures, and overall documentation of the industry’s lies, foibles, miscalculations, and just plain duplicity should insure the addition of more to the ranks of … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Smith’s ‘Nuclear Roulette’ Makes the Case for ‘No Nukes’

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Harvey Wasserman : Our Atomic Dominoes Are Falling

Falling dominoes. Image from ANS Nuclear Cafe. Two reactors down, others teetering:Our atomic dominoes are falling This latest stretch of shutdowns does not mean the death of the industry. Both Georgia and Florida are being assaulted with legislation that would … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Our Atomic Dominoes Are Falling

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Harvey Wasserman : DOE and the Southern Company’s Nuclear Sweetheart Deal

Two new nuclear reactors are being constructed at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. Image from EcoWatch.The Southern Company’snuclear sweetheart deal Why should nuke guarantees cost less than home or student loans? By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | July 3, … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : DOE and the Southern Company’s Nuclear Sweetheart Deal

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Harvey Wasserman : Nuclear Industry Meltdown in Japan, France

Participants hold a traditional “Koinobori” carp-shaped banner for Children’s Day during anti-nuke march in Tokyo Saturday, May 5, 2012. Photo by Itsuo Inouye / AP.Nuclear industry melts in Japan, France;opposition heats up in United States This weekend’s message from Japan … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Nuclear Industry Meltdown in Japan, France

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Harvey Wasserman : Two New U.S. Nukes in Big Trouble

Georgia’s Vogtle nuclear plant faces big challenges. Image from io9.America’s two new nukesare on the brink of death The financial pitfalls of what may be America’s last two proposed reactor projects may write the final epitaph for an industry whose … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Two New U.S. Nukes in Big Trouble

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Harvey Wasserman : We May Yet Lose Tokyo

Cleanup at Fukushima. U.S. experts said they were not getting accurate details of the scope of the Fukushima disaster after reactors melted down last year. Photo from AP / Daily Mail.(Not to mention Alaska and Georgia)We may yet lose Tokyo … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : We May Yet Lose Tokyo

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Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

Occupy Wall Street image from eleven degrees north.Merge and win:Occupy Wall Street andthe ‘No Nukes’ movement By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2011 The global upheaval that is the Occupy Movement is hopefully in the process … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

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David MacBryde : In Germany, Power (Grid) to the People!

The German daily Die Tageszeitung humorously splashed on their front page a decades old archive photo of environmental pioneers. The headline: “This is what winners look like.”Power (grid) to the people!Germany’s ‘great transformation’ By David MacBryde / The Rag Blog … finish reading David MacBryde : In Germany, Power (Grid) to the People!

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Harvey Wasserman : Nukes ‘Don’t Need No Stinking Fire Protection’

Indian Point nuclear power plant on the Hudson River in New York.Nukes to America:‘We don’t need no stinking fire protection’ By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / June 13, 2011 At the end of John Huston’s 1948 classic Treasure … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Nukes ‘Don’t Need No Stinking Fire Protection’

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