05 Apr 2012

America’s 2 New Nukes Are On the Brink of Death

MyFDL Editor Notes: Title edited to remove all caps in accordance with MyFDL rules. Image link also removed as image was not from an approved source for MyFDL, also covered under MyFDL rules. Harvey Wasserman America’s 2 new nukes are on the brink of death April 5, 2012 The only

16 Mar 2012

Nuclear Power’s Green Mountain Grassroots Demise

In the wake of Fukushima, grassroots citizen action is shutting the worldwide nuclear power industry. A Solartopian tipping point is upon us in the US, Europe and Japan which will re-define how the human race gets its energy. States rights and local democracy are at the core of the battle. The

26 Feb 2012

In NYTimes: “The Most Expensive Technological Failure of the Modern Age”

http://nukefree.org/editorsblog/nuclear-power-con-new-york-times and in the Times: Readers React Nuclear power is the most expensive technological failure of the modern age. Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima top the list of its negatives. But in strict economic terms, it cannot compete. Solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and other forms of green power are

10 Feb 2012

We May Yet Lose Tokyo….Not to Mention Alaska…and Now Georgia, Too

Harvey Wasserman We may yet lose Tokyo….not to mention Alaska…and now Georgia, too February 10, 2012 As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves a construction/operating license for two new reactors in Georgia, alarming reports from Japan indicate the Fukushima catastrophe is far from over. Thousands of tons of intensely radioactive spent

24 Jan 2012

Court to Vermont: “Drop Dead”

A federal judge has told the people of Vermont that a solemn contract between them and the reactor owner Entergy need not be honored. The fight will almost certainly now go to the US Supreme Court. At stake is not only the future of atomic power, but the legitimacy of

19 Jan 2012

2012’s Civil Liberties Apocalypse Has Already Happened

2012’s civil liberties apocalypse has already happened by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman January 19, 2012 In case you missed it, President Barack Obama has signed a death knell for the Bill of Rights. It’s a hell of a way to begin a year many believe will mark the end of

02 Jan 2012

Let’s Bury Nuke Power in 2012

The year 2012 has opened with news that Fukushima’s radioactive cloud may already have killed some 14,000 Americans, according to a major study just published in the International Journal of Health Services. Germany and Japan, the world’s third and fourth largest economies, along with numerous others countries, have definitively turned away

29 Dec 2011

Has America’s Stolen Election Process Finally Hit Prime Time?

Has America’s stolen election process finally hit prime time? by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman December 29, 2011 It took two stolen US Presidential elections and the prospect of another one coming up in 2012. For years the Democratic Party and even much of the left press has reacted with scorn

17 Nov 2011

Our Future Depends on Stopping an Attack on Iran

The global Occupy Movement has come to life just in time. War is the health of the corporate state. The 1% needs its endless cash flow to stay in power. As the slaughters in Iraq and Afghanistan transform into something less visible, the 1% war machine must have a new

10 Nov 2011

An 11/11 Masterpiece Cries Out for Peace

As the numerologists note our arrival at 11/11/11, our attention is better focused on this day as the anniversary of the end of the useless, worthless, horrifying war that turned so much of 20th Century into a twisted, violent mess.  And on how we must prevent the same from happening to