Solartopia Green Power & Wellness Hour Harvey Wasserman embraces your views with a Solartopian vision of the people’s politics, ecology, holistic health and much more.

January 26, 2018  

SOLAR TARIFFS & PUERTO RICO concern us today in Solartopia.

Trump’s insane, absurd and downright silly duties on solar panels will cost about 23,000 jobs and do nothing to promote domestic manufacturing.  We talk with solar expert SCOTT SKLAR who knows all about it.

We then discuss the horror show in Puerto Rico with long-time activist JOEL SEGAL, who’s been working to form a citizens group to help that beleaguered island.  American citizens are still suffering and dying due to Trump’s vile neglect.  The latest outrage is an attempt to privatize the pubic utility there as a move to avoid going solar.  That our country could treat our fellow citizens this way is a crime and a shame.  Joel will tell you what you might do to help. 

January 19, 2018  

MAKING SENSE OF THE SIXTIES in Solartopia.  We talk with 1960s activists FRANCESCO DA VINCI and STEVE SPITZ about the great radical movements of the Vietnam Era 1965-75 and how they changed our world.

Francesco is a world-famous photographer whose photos feature some of our greatest celebrities, including Muhammed Ali, Richard Dreyfuss and many others.  Francesco is currently producing a memoir about his life as a Conscientious Objector, for which he faced a five-year prison sentence.

Steve was active in anti-war politics at the University of Michigan and was present (along with host Sluggo Wasserman) at the famous 1965 Vietnam Teach-In at Haven Hall in Ann Arbor.  Steve marched at the Pentagon in 1967 and the Chicago Democratic Convention in 1968.

Together we explore the importance of the marches for peace, civil rights and social justice, and their immense impact on how we live today.  If you’re at all interested in the roots of American radicalism, don’t miss this show.   

January 12, 2018  


Election protection heroes Bob Fitrakis, Chris Sautter and John Brakey join us in Solartopia to discuss the hugely important upcoming Supreme Court decision on voter suppression in Ohio.  The Court will decide whether secretaries of state like Jon Husted could eliminate millions of suspected Democrats from the voter rolls based primarily on race.

We also explore the dissolution of Kris Kobach’s KKK Jim Crow voter elimination panel being moved into the KGB Department of Homeland Security, where it will be beyond public scrunity.

And we discuss the new generation of electronic voting machines which can produce ballot images and allow hand-counted audits and recounts.

If you are at all interested in American democracy, don’t miss this show.


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