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Shows featuring Harvey Wasserman

  • Japan Facing Biggest Catastrophe Since Dawn of Nuclear Age Japan
    Japan remains in a state of emergency three days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the country. An estimated 10,000 people have died, and Japan is facing the worst nuclear crisis since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On Monday, a second explosion hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and a third...
    March 14, 2011 | Story
  • Labor Protests Spread: Thousands Rally Against Anti-Union Bill in Ohio Play_ohio
    Labor protests are continuing across the country from Idaho to Indiana as Republican state lawmakers attempt to push through legislation aimed at crushing public employee unions. In Ohio, 20,000 workers and protesters rallied in Columbus on Tuesday to oppose a bill to end collective bargaining rights for state employees....
    March 02, 2011 | Story
  • "A Bad Day for America": Anti-Nuclear Activist Harvey Wasserman Criticizes Obama Plan to Fund Nuclear Reactors Nuclear-obama
    President Obama has pledged $8.3 billion in loan guarantees needed to build the first nuclear reactors in nearly three decades. The move, along with a tripling of nuclear loan guarantees in the President’s budget, represents a new federal commitment to the nuclear power sector. We speak to independent journalist and...
    February 18, 2010 | Story
  • Three Mile Island: 30th Anniversary of the Worst Nuclear Accident in US History Tmiweb090327
    Thirty years ago this Saturday, the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania malfunctioned, sparking a meltdown that resulted in the release of radioactivity. It was the worst nuclear accident in US history. The accident at Three Mile Island fueled the nuclear debate in this country that continues to rage to this day. We speak with anti-nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman....
    March 27, 2009 | Story
  • Should Economic Stimulus Bill Include Billions for Nuclear Power? Nuclearpowerweb
    A coalition of environmental groups are calling on senators to remove a controversial provision from the $900 billion stimulus bill that could lead to the construction of a new generation of nuclear power plants. We host a debate between independent journalist and longtime anti-nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman and Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and member of the pro-nuclear Clean and...
    February 05, 2009 | Story
  • Lawsuits, Machine Malfunctions and Missing Absentee Ballots Among Voting Rights Issues Facing Jittery Election Earlyvoting2web
    With the election less than a week away, the battle is on for voting rights. Early voters across the country are reporting long lines and problems with electronic voting machines. Republicans, meanwhile, continue to file lawsuits that could stop thousands from voting. We speak to Harvey Wasserman of Free Press and Brad Friedman of the Brad Blog. [includes rush transcript]

    October 29, 2008 | Story
  • As US Threatens Iran Over Enriching Uranium, Bush Promises to Give Enriched Uranium to Saudi Arabia Bushabdullahweb2
    The Bush administration has pledged to support Saudi Arabia’s nuclear power program, including supplying enriched uranium for nuclear reactors. The agreement came out of President Bush’s visit to the Saudi kingdom last week, during which Bush also pledged new US assistance in guarding Saudi oil reserves. [includes rush transcript]
    May 20, 2008 | Story
  • Super Tuesday II: Today’s Primaries and Caucuses Could Decide the Democratic Nominee; We Get Reports from Texas, Ohio and Vermont Texasprimaryweb
    Dallas Morning News reporter Wayne Slater, Harvey Wasserman of FreePress.org in Ohio and journalist David Goodman of Vermont discuss today’s vote. In Texas, Slater explains the state’s complex voting system and why the Clinton campaign is pressuring the Democratic Party not to release partial results from tonight’s caucus. In Ohio, voter integrity activists have secured new...
    March 04, 2008 | Story
  • Harvey Wasserman on New Ohio Voting Report: "The 2004 Election Was Stolen… Finally We Have Irrefutable Confirmation" Wassermanweb
    Ohio’s top election official, Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, announced Friday that the voting systems that decided the 2004 election in Ohio were rife with "critical security failures." We speak with Harvey Wasserman, author of What Happened in Ohio: A Documentary Record of Theft and Fraud in the 2004 Election. [includes rush transcript]
    December 17, 2007 | Story
  • Spending Bill Includes $24 Billion Loan Guarantees for Nuclear Industry Nuclearwasteweb
    The House is set to vote Tuesday on the $500 billion 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. Hidden in the bill is a major energy package that would boost government financing for the nuclear industry. It would provide loan guarantees of up to $25 billion for new nuclear reactors. We speak with Harvey Wasserman, editor of nukefree.org. [includes rush transcript]
    December 17, 2007 | Story