508 #29: Dio has rocked for a long, long time

posted by Mike on April 4th, 2008

508 is a show about Worcester. Today’s panel includes Brendan Melican and Charles Washburn.


Charles talks about an event he’s organizing Saturday: “Nuclear Power is Not Green. Stand Out at the Obama Caucus to nominate delegates to the Democratic Convention Forest Grove Jr. High School, Worcester, MA, 12:30 PM Saturday April 5th 2008.” Brendan offers some defense of nuclear power.

Today is the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Charles remembers the first march he attended, which was a response to King’s death.

In Worcester, a police officer shot a dog.

The InCity Times printed a hilarious pull-quote this week.

Chief Dio and Councilor Germain made intemperate comments at recent City Council meetings.

The show finishes with a long interview with Jacob Berendes about the state of his visionary junk shoppe, HBML.

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  1. On May 3, 2008 at 12:37 Mike said:

    “Forget Nuclear” is a new summary of the general economic case against nuclear power, which I mentioned in passing in this episode.

    Most remarkably, comparing all options’ ability to protect the earth’s climate and enhance energy security reveals why nuclear power could never deliver these promised benefits even if it could find free-market buyers—while its carbon-free rivals, which won $71 billion of private investment in 2007 alone, do offer highly effective climate and security solutions, sooner, with greater confidence.

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