THE WAR AGAINST SOLAR POWER comes to Solartopia today with three great expert/activists.
Pulitzer-nominee JACQUES LESLIE opens with his powerful NYTimes article on Nevada’s attempt to crush the massive, successful spread of rooftop panels. Jacques’ unique, distinguished journalistic career has spanned the field from Vietnam to a marquee book on big dams and much more.
nuclear opponent JUDY TREICHEL reports to us from Nevada on the Public
Utilities Commission decision to assault homeowners like herself who
have installed highly productive solar panels. The corrupt state
government is now waging war to protect the fossil/nuke investments of
the Koch Brothers against the clean, cheap, job-producing power of the
By contrast, activist PAUL KANGAS joins us to talk about the California Public Utilities Commission decision to guarantee a 15 cent/kilowatt-hour payment to homeowners pumping juice into the grid from their own solar panels. The city of Berkeley has now resolved to shut the Diablo Canyon nuke, upping the ante on the race between renewables and the likelihood of a catastrophic explosion at the state’s last reactors.
All-in-all, this is a program sure to make the sun shine in your heart…and on your roof.
HOW DO WE PREVENT ANOTHER STRIP & FLIP ELECTION THEFT IN 2016?
ELECTION THEFT IN IOWA, NEW HAMPSHIRE AND BEYOND?
We are concerned about the reported outcome of the Iowa caucuses and what that might mean for the general election. With the great GREG PALAST and BOB FITRAKIS, and with READER SUPPORTED NEWS reporter SCOTT GALINDEZ we explore what really happened with the vote count there.
We also ask the $64 trillion question: CAN BERNIE WIN IN A “STRIP & FLIP” ELECTRONIC SELECTION?
We look the impact of stripping the voter rolls and flipping the vote count from the 2000 and 2004 presidential thefts for George W. Bush, and see what the implications might be for 2016. It’s not a pretty picture.