Author Archives: Harvey Wasserman

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

Trump’s ‘emergency’ is about his criminality, NOT the wall

The “Desperado in Chief” wants—NEEDS!!—a diversionary “national” emergency. Continue reading

The Democrats have nowhere to go but left

The Democratic Party has nowhere to go but left. Continue reading

Is Michael Cohen Trumputin’s dead meat? Are we?

In the Trumputin world of organized crime, Michael Cohen has committed the ultimate betrayal: he’s helped Robert Mueller prove beyond doubt that don Putin in the Kremlin put his very own bagman into the White House. Continue reading

The two magical words that could have Trump gone by Earth Day

Our long-awaited “Mueller Time” has filled the punditocracy with tales of collusion and delusion. But most have missed the two-word trapdoor through which Donald Trump is likeliest to fall. Continue reading

Grassroots resistance must destroy Trump’s “RED WALL” of fraud and theft

Trump’s November 6 blitzkrieg depends on stripping our right to vote and flipping the vote count. Continue reading

Will the Caravan Coup be Trump’s ‘October Surprise’ & Reichstag Fire to cap a week of horror?

Treasonous “October Surprises” gave Republicans the presidency in 1968 and 1980. A staged 1933 Reichstag fire gave Hitler his dictatorship. Continue reading

I will be a poll worker November 6th—will you?

A Trumpist victory this November 6 could strike a terrible blow to American democracy, and to our ability to survive on this planet. Continue reading

Trump’s Space Force: Military profiteering’s final frontier

‘The heavens are going to be littered with radioactive debris.’

The commander-in-chief, President Donald Trump, has announced a new mission into the realm of martial excess. It is one is that will surely enrich the aerospace industry while spreading the global battlefield to a new dimension. Continue reading

57 unpatriotic ways the Corp/Dems have enthroned Trumputin

As we celebrated our nation’s birth, and organize to once again overthrow an illegitimate tyrant, we might pity Trump’s classic liberal enabler, Al Dershowitz. Continue reading

Supreme Court approves fascist assault on Buddhists, Muslims, Catholics, Jews, Japanese-Americans, whoever . . . prepare for your very own concentration cam

The US Supreme Court has approved Donald Trump’s presumed dictatorial power to ban and imprison any would-be immigrant group he does not like. Continue reading

Immigrants & Muslims are Trump’s Jews . . . until he comes for the actual Jews

Make no mistake: Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions’ assault on immigrant families and their “tactic” of separating parents from their children are right out of the Nazi playbook. Continue reading

Trump has plenty of accomplices in his reckless energy policies

Some 360,000 Americans now work in the solar industry, more than in nukes and coal combined. In fact, more Americans are now working in California’s solar industry than are digging coal nationwide. And the U.S. wind business now employs more than 100,000 people. Continue reading

Puerto Rico goes back door to Solartopia and the corporate media black it out

Puerto Rico has made history by becoming—briefly—the largest US territory or state to be powered almost entirely by renewable energy. Continue reading

Trump’s ‘policies’ on guns, drugs, Puerto Rico, golf, Mueller and Russian election theft are all about mob money

Donald Trump’s sole “philosophy” is personal profit. His real “party” is the mob. His mafia “don,” Vladimir Putin, is the world’s #1 crime boss. For the pair of them, the issues of the day all boil down to one: cash flow. Continue reading

It’s time to deal with Trumputin’s Second Amendment idiocy

My beloved childhood friend, someone I’ve known since before elementary school, has lost his grandson in the latest Florida shooting. Continue reading

Warring visions of Puerto Rico’s future

Will it be Singapore or Solartopia?

Warring visions have now erupted over the energy and economic futures of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Continue reading

Earthquake risk keeps heat on vulnerable nuclear reactors

A proposal by a California administrative law judge has given safe energy advocates new hope that two Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors will be shut before an earthquake on the San Andreas fault turns them to rubble, potentially threatening millions of people. Continue reading

Fascism fails in Virginia—is Alabama next?

Steve Bannon’s attempted fascist putsch in Virginia and New Jersey has failed. Continue reading

Can Democrats stop Virginia, Alabama elections from being stolen?

Donald Trump’s primary enablers, the corporate Democrats, may be poised to blow it again in upcoming elections in Virginia on Nov. 7 and Alabama on Dec. 12. Continue reading

Swamp Tales: Puerto Rico cancels $300 million Trump crony electrical grid rebuild contract

The swampish saga would be hard to invent. In early October, Puerto Rico’s Energy Power Authority awarded a $300 million tax-funded contract to reconstruct the island’s hurricane devastated power grid to a two-person, two-year-old firm based in the small Montana hometown of Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The company is financially backed by a major donor to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Continue reading

It’s a lousy anthem anyway

The immensely powerful, deeply moving and historic protests of our nation’s athletes against the absurd rantings of our Great Dictator make one thing abundantly clear: the diversity of this nation is not going away. Continue reading

Nuclear plants plus hurricanes: disasters waiting to happen

Although the mainstream media said next to nothing about it, independent experts have made it clear that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma threatened six U.S. nuclear plants with major destruction, and therefore all of us with apocalyptic disaster. It is a danger that remains for the inevitable hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and other natural disasters yet to come. Continue reading

Goodbye nuclear power

Construction of two of four remaining planned U.S. plants just canceled

Two of the last four commercial nuclear power plants under construction in the United States—both of them at the V.C. Summer site in South Carolina—have been cancelled. A decision on the remaining two, which are in Georgia, will be made in August. Continue reading

Ohio’s anti-wind regulation comes at a serious cost

In the corporate war against renewable energy, a single Ohio regulation stands out. Continue reading

Donald Trump & Andrew Cuomo are brothers in reactor disaster

Donald Trump and New York governor Andrew Cuomo have joined forces in destroying our economy and environment. Continue reading

Three Mile Island nuke plant closure strengthens call for renewable energy future

Tuesday’s announcement that the Three Mile Island Unit One nuclear plant will close unless it gets massive subsidies has vastly strengthened the case for a totally renewable energy future. Continue reading

Tunnel collapse at Hanford Nuclear Site—harbinger of the collapse of the entire industry?

The collapse of a tunnel at the massive nuclear waste dump at Hanford, Washington, 200 miles east of Seattle, has sent shock waves through a nuclear power industry already in the process of a global collapse. Continue reading

Ohio’s crumbling nukes face judgment day

The likely explosion of an American nuclear power plant is the ultimate terror in the age of Trump. Continue reading

Crumbling reactors and other nightmares of a Trump-Perry energy policy

In the area of energy policy under the presidency of Donald Trump, two concerns loom above all others. Continue reading