Harvey Wasserman

How Ohio’s fascist pro-nuke attack on democracy threatens the referendum process across the nation

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.

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Disaster Spiraling Out of Control at Fukushima as Japan's Prime Minister Asks for Global Help

Japan’s pro-nuclear Prime Minister has finally asked for global help at Fukushima. It probably hasn’t hurt that more than 100,000 people have signed petitions calling for a global takeover; more than 8,000 have viewed a new YouTube on it.

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Why Obama Must Pardon Leonard Peltier

Barack Obama has taken his two daughters on a dramatic visit to the Robben Island cell once occupied by Nelson Mandela.

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Victory for Grassroots Activism and Public Safety: San Onofre Nuclear Plant Closure Announced

From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard Nixon once watched three reactors rise at nearby San Onofre.  As of June 7, 2013, all three are permanently shut.  

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Why the Nuclear Industry Is Beginning to Collapse

This article was published in partnership with GlobalPossibilities.org.

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Showdown at San Onofre: Why the Nuclear Industry May Be Dealt a Big Blow

This article was published in partnership with GlobalPossibilities.org.

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Pot Prohibition Is the Cornerstone of a Police State

The simple truth about America's marijuana prohibition: any law that allows the easy incarceration of any citizen any time those in power want to do it is the ultimate enemy of democracy. With 800,000 annual arrests over an herb used by tens of millions of Americans, it is the cornerstone of a police state.

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