Nuclear Hotseat #264: Snap! Crackle! Pop! Ace Journalist Greg Palast on Nuclear Racketeering & Back-Up Generator Lies


This Week’s Featured Interview:

Palast_Card_Cartoon_400x400Greg Palast is an investigative reporter whose news-breaking stories appear on BBC Television, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Rolling Stone Magazine, and is author of the New York Times bestsellers Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Armed Madhouse and the highly acclaimed Vultures’ Picnic, which is cited in our interview.  He is best known in the US for uncovering Katherine Harris’ purge of black voters from Florida’s voter rolls in 2000.  He is currently finishing the final frames of his new film on the upcoming theft of the 2016 election: “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.”

Numnutz of the Week:

It’s a trifecta of Numnutzery – nuclear reactor “safety” practices ignored at three separate nuclear reactors.

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Longtime Nuclear Hotseat listener Malcolm Chaddock helping to calm down an armed assailant at a Black Lives Matter rally in Portland, Oregon.

Malcolm Chaddock (L) tries to calm down gunman at Black Lives Matter rally in Portland, Oregon

Anti-nuclear and so much more activist Malcolm Chaddock (L) tries to calm down gunman at Black Lives Matter rally in Portland, Oregon.



  1. Correction! In Japan, Yohei Miyake, a reggae, not rock, musician, didn’t win the election unfortunately.

  2. Tomoyo Tamayama on

    #246, Yohei Miyake did not win. He was on the 9th in the Tokyo district getting 257,036 votes. Compared to Taro Yamamoto’s 2013 votes of 666,684, Yohei lost, despite he and his supporters gathered about 2 million people who watched and listened to him on the streets. Yohei created his campaign as “festival” that was revolutionary, yet it was not fulfilled to achieve his goal.

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