Political Analysis

From the grassroots to Washington and beyond, the realities of politics and power are routinely cloaked in euphemism and evasion.

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Feb 22nd, 2011 by progressiveradionetwork at 9:10 pm

In this week's "Political Analysis," SolarTimes editor Sandy LeonVest interviews Harvey Wasserman, author of “Solartopia, Our Green Powered Earth.” They talk about the economics of nuclear power versus (real) clean energy -- and how corporate control threatens our "clean energy future." *Harvey Wasserman is a longtime activist, writer and the editor of two publications -- nukefree.org and freepress.org. He also serves as senior advisor to Greenpeace USA and the Nuclear Information & Resource Service.*

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Feb 15th, 2011 by progressiveradionetwork at 10:50 am

SolarTimes editor Sandy LeonVest interviews John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self Reliance. In this extraordinary and enlightening conversation, John Farrell talks about the democratization of energy and how communities can organize to take control of their own "energy futures." He gives real life examples of how communities really can take ownership of the "green power revolution" at the local level and get out from under the 'corporate thumb.

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Feb 1st, 2011 by progressiveradionetwork at 11:58 am

SolarTimes editor Sandy LeonVest, in an interview with environmental science teacher, writer and activist John Borowski. They talk about corporate greenwashing and corporate infiltration of the US public school system, as well as the influence of the fossil fuel and nuclear industries on the public educational curriculum.

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