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New video: "Peril in the Pacific"

Mar. 7, 2013 / Posted by: Bill Waren / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Friends of the Earth, U.S. has released a new video, “Peril in the Pacific: Trans Pacific trade agreement threatens people and the planet.” The video highlights the threats to the environment and human rights posed by the secret negoti...

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Four steps to fix the Senate

Jan. 23, 2013 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

It's time to reform Senate rules. Throughout my career at Friends of the Earth, I have urged senators and their staff to use the parliamentary tools at their disposal -- threats or actual use of filibusters, anonymous holds, etc. -- in instances ...

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Money Out! Voters In!

Jan. 16, 2013 / Posted by: Michelle Chan / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

From climate change to clean water, from healthy forests to safer food, progress on our most important environmental priorities is being crippled by the outsized role of money in politics. It’s an old story by now: big polluters, with their ...

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