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Harvey Wasserman

This weeks Green Power & Wellness Radio Show on the Progressive Radio Network is hosted from the offices of Ralph Nader's Center for Study of Responsive Law in Washington, D.C. Harvey was in D.C. participating in the "Control the Corporation" Conference.

Harvey catches up with Matt Zawisky from the Center for Study of Responsive Law who provides an overview of the conference and talks about the future of democracy in our country.

joined Harvey and talked about the future energy choices for Ohio and the U.S., and the role renewable energy can play. She discussed how policy and zoning impacts these choices. Spear provided an overview of the last five years on energy policy on the local, state and federal level, and included insights into what is possible for our nation.

Listen below or visit Progressive Radio Network by clicking here.

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