• The Brown/Garner Killings are about a Larger State of Official Terror
    By Harvey Wasserman

    First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Can We Ever Recover from the Murder of John Kennedy?

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    Harvey Wasserman

    The images we ingest never cease to shape us.

    Just 51 years ago, the head of a profoundly gifted young man was blown apart. A few months earlier he’d given a speech that promised a new dawn. He reached out to our enemies. He talked of going to the moon, of technological breakthrough and human [...]
  • How the GOP Bought, Rigged, Stole and Lynched the 2014 Election By Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Freepress.org, Solartopia.org first in a series Since the Bush-Cheney-Rove theft of the 2000 election in Florida, the right of millions of American citizens to vote and have that vote counted has been under constant assault. In 2014, that systematic [...]

  • An Election—and a Nation—Lost in Vietnam & Afghanistan By Harvey Wasserman/ Solartopia.org The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete. The Republicans now control the major media, the Supreme Court, the Congress and soon the presidency. Think Jeb Bush in 2016. All throughout America, right down to the local level, buried in a tsunami of cash and [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: 12 Ways Jim Crow Is Winning In 2014

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    ThumbnailJim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014 by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman Freepress.org Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us. So the voting [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: When Solartopia Transcends King CONG (with new poster)

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    Thumbnailat ecowatch.com When Solartopia Transcends King CONG Harvey Wasserman See new poster at EcoWatch.com A green-powered future is our only hope. A planet run by  King CONG —Coal, Oil, Nukes & Gas—cannot be sustained. But to get beyond it, our Solartopian vision must embrace more than just a technological transformation.  It also demands social, political and spiritual transcendence. From  Fukushima to <a [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: How We Win on Climate Change

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    Thumbnail Peoples Climate March By Harvey Wasserman Okay, so we had this historic march a little while ago. It was…. …joyous, beautiful, exhilarating, inspiring, life-confirming…and in many ways turning point. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can see that it will change things for a long time to come. It proved to ourselves and [...]

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    Unrestrained corporate power is the  Ebola virus  of our global ecological crisis. Rooting it out will demand a whole new level of resistance. The worldwide  march for the climate  this weekend is focussed on moving us to a Solartopian energy supply , a green-powered Earth. <corporatepersonhood.jpg>The core engine of our economy must at last be made directly accountable to humankind and [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Let’s Bury King Cong At The People’s Climate March

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    Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March Harvey Wasserman  |  EcoWatch.com   Above all, the worldwide  People’s Climate March  on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.:  CoalOil Nukes  and Gas . Which also means  abolishing corporate personhood  and saving the internet . The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no human responsibilities. They’re about to gut our most crucial means of communication. They’re programmed to [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Shut California’s Fukushima: Diablo Must Go!

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    ThumbnailShut California’s Fukushima: Diablo Must Go By Harvey Wasserman The next west coast quake could easily shake the two reactors at Diablo Canyon to rubble. 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 [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Fukushima’s Children Are Dying

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    ThumbnailBy Harvey Wasserman   “More than 120 childhood cancers have been indicated where just three would be expected.” 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 [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Fukushima Is Still A Disaster

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    ThumbnailThe 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. Fukushima may be forgotten by the media, but the disaster continues. Ever more radioactive water continues to pour into the Pacific. At least three extremely volatile fuel assemblies are stuck high [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: The NY Times Pens an “Epitaph” for Nuke Power

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    Thumbnail That we still must fear Chernobyl more than 28 years after it melted and exploded underscores the “nightmarish side of 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 [...]

  • ThumbnailEnough is enough, sports fans. Why aren’t all teams community owned? It’s been known for decades that the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is a racist jerk. Ditto the owner of that professional football team in our nation’s capital, whose current horrific anti-indigenous team name is a global embarrassment. But these guys are the tip [...]

  • Thumbnail IPCC report calls for renewables to stop climate change. 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. The United Nations’ IPCC [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction

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    ThumbnailThe 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical  new evidence  that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem. ” To oppose atomic power with fossil fuels is to treat cancer by burning down the house.  To oppose petro-pollution with nukes is to stoke that fire with radiation. ” The third anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in Japan  confirms that [...]

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     Solartopia! Winning the Green Energy Revolution by Harvey Wasserman
    By Harvey Wasserman
    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 bio-fueled cousin, industrial hemp.
    But it’s under extreme attack from the billionaire Koch Brothers, utilities like First Energy, and a fossil/nuke industry [...]
  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: FASTING FOR FUKUSHIMA

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    By Harvey Wasserman, Jill Stein & David Swanson Fasting can be a way of mourning, of cleansing, of meditation, of focus. On Tuesday, 3/11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima, we will abstain from food from dawn til dusk. Our purpose is tied to the atomic disaster that continues to [...]

  • ThumbnailA 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. Sailors aboard the USS Ronald Reagan wash down the flight deck to remove potential radiation contamination while operating off the coast of Japan providing [...]

  • solartopia wrote a new diary post: Obama’s Nuke-Powered Drone Strike

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    Thumbnail “All of the above” means more costly nuke projects like Vogtle Electric. So the “all the above” energy strategy now deems we dump another $6.5 billion in bogus loan guarantees down the atomic drain.  Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced finalization of hotly contested taxpayer handouts for the  two Vogtle reactors  being built in Georgia. Another $1.8 billion waits to [...]

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