Author Archives: Harvey Wasserman

Stop the insane nuke bailout

Buried deep in Joe Biden’s various infrastructure deals is a bailout every bit as insane as the original decision to stay in Afghanistan—up to $50 billion in handouts to keep old nuke reactors operating … at least until they blow up. Continue reading

How hippies won the culture war… and drove the evangelicals to fascism

Back when Paul Weyrich partied like it was 1999, he made a monumental admission that explains the ferocity of today’s evangelical right. Continue reading

As Roe heads toward extinction, how many “pro-life” cultists will celebrate the death penalty while refusing masks and vaccinations?

Right-wing hypocrites are lining up for an expected Supreme Court nullification of Roe v. Wade. Continue reading

Collapsed Florida condo sends a giant nuke warning

The horrifying collapse of a south Florida condo should alarm us all about the next reactor catastrophe. Continue reading

The once-proud New Yorker soils itself in radioactive offal

For decades, The New Yorker has set a high bar for journalistic excellence. Continue reading

On January 5 and 6, democracy won, fascism lost

The United States of America was redefined on January 5 and 6, 2021. Never underestimate the pivotal power of these two dates in our nation’s history. And do not believe that a Senate failure to convict Donald Trump will change any of it. Continue reading

Will a Hitlerian impeachment performance ignite Trump’s paramilitary death squads?

Lawyers galore have fled the prospect of representing Donald Trump at his upcoming impeachment trial (the sequel). Continue reading

Our “schmuck” godfather threatens us all

In his infamous one-hour shakedown of Georgia’s secretary of state, wise-guy Donald Trump TWICE calls himself a “schmuck.” It’s a gross undershot. Continue reading

Why the failed fascist coup of 1933 could succeed in 2021

Smedley Butler won’t be around next year to save us. Continue reading

Trump got dumped by paper ballots, millennials … and “socialism”

See Trump flail. Continue reading

Trump is US history’s biggest loser

It’s over!! Continue reading

Trump would be America’s Hitler

As The Donald unleashes his inner Adolf, there must be no illusions about what we face. Continue reading

America should vote this fall in our downtown sports arenas

There is a critical solution to where America can vote during the pandemic—and beyond. Continue reading

Trump’s misjudgment at Tulsa/Nuremberg just might doom him

Imagine if Adolf Hitler had staged one of his infamous 1930s fascist Nuremberg hate-fests … and the stands were less than full, his speech fell flat, his flawless phalanxes dissolved into chaos, the fighting flags failed to unfurl. Continue reading

How the Woodrow Wilson Influenza of 1918 & the TrumpVirus pandemic of 2020 brought fascism to America

The 2020 TrumpVirus pandemic that is killing so many of us today has deep roots in World War I and the Woodrow Wilson Influenza that killed 50,000,000 back then. Continue reading

How YOU can dump Trump

Grassroots action’s immense upset victory in Wisconsin shows we can overcome even a rigged election. Continue reading

Heroic angry Wisconsin Badger voters show the rest of the nation how to dump Trump Harvey Wasserman

This week’s astonishing people’s victory in Wisconsin has shattered the myth of an unbeatable Trump dictatorship. Continue reading

Terrified atomic workers warn that the COVID-19 pandemic is making a nuclear reactor disaster more likely

The COVID pandemic has thrown America’s atomic reactor industry into lethal chaos, making a major disaster even more likely. Reports from “terrified” workers at a Pennsylvania reactor indicate vital precautions needed to protect them may not even be possible. Continue reading

Ohio’s fascist pro-nuke attack on democracy comes due today

A terrifying series of gestapo-style assaults, petiton buying, bribery, mass media manipulation and systematic intimidation has smacked into the attempt of Ohio citizens to repeal a billion-dollar bailout for two dangerously failing atomic reactors on Lake Erie. Continue reading

PG&E threatens nuke holocaust while Sacramento fiddles

Why is a bankrupt utility being forced to black itself out still running two atomic reactors that could destroy California? Continue reading

What really happened to American socialism?

Despite the corporate hype, Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy are deeply rooted in the mainstream of our nation’s history. Continue reading

4 gorillas to save the Earth

The Greta/AOC generation is marching for our place on this planet. Continue reading

Pro-nuke holocaust denier Cory Booker must not be president

Senator Cory Booker has become a pro-nuke holocaust denier and must not be president or vice. Continue reading

40 ways Ohio now proposes nuclear suicide

A bought, gerrymandered Ohio legislature has just handed a much hated $150 million/year public bailout to two dinosaur nuke reactors primed to explode. Continue reading

The quake to make Los Angeles a radioactive dead zone…be afraid…be very afraid

Had Friday’s 7.1 earthquake and other ongoing seismic shocks hit less than 200 miles northwest of Ridgecrest/China Lake, ten million people in Los Angeles would now be under an apocalyptic cloud, their lives and those of the state and nation in radioactive ruin. Continue reading

We have a Trump because we have an empire

The man who would make himself dictator is with us because we have put so many like him in power in so many other places. Continue reading

Ohio’s ‘Chernobyl Socialism’ would hand $20 million to seven utility scammers

A huge proposed bailout of two Chernobyl-in-progress Ohio nukes (plus two old coal burners) would put $20 million directly into the pockets of seven utility executives. Their bankrupt company last year spent $3 million “lobbying” the legislature. Continue reading

Ohio stumbles, with a Team Trump nudge, toward nuclear and coal

Defying all laws of competitive economics, climate change, and technological progress, the Ohio House has voted in a ratepayer-funded bailout for two aging nuclear power plants on Lake Erie, and two even older coal burners, one in Indiana, but owned by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, based in Piketon. According to Politico, a senior adviser to the Trump reelection campaign, Bob Paduchik, pressured at least five members of the Ohio House of Representatives to vote “yes” on the bill. Continue reading

As reactors shut in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, nuke war rages in Ohio and New York

As the nuke power industry slumps toward oblivion, two huge reactors are shutting in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Continue reading

America’s ‘hole-in-the-head’ nuke suicide pact gets court approval

The Supreme Court has just now certified the deadliest and most economically destructive scam of the entire Trump catastrophe. Continue reading

Three Mile Island’s murderous legacy still threatens us all

Forty years ago on March 29, the Three Mile Island nuke began pouring lethal radiation into our air and water, lungs and livers. Continue reading

How Fukushima nukes kill our climate, our planet, ourselves

Eight years ago on March 11, apocalyptic radiation clouds began pouring out of Fukushima. Continue reading