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“Fed”-Up with Larry Summers

Aug. 13, 2013 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog

There are just some public officials who won't go away. Exhibit A: President Obama's former director of the National Economic Council and the former secretary of treasury under President Clinton, Lawrence H. Summers. This time around, President ...

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Statement on the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg

Jun. 3, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog

Today, the United States Senate and the American people lost a tremendous champion for a healthy and just world with the passing of Sen. Frank Lautenberg. From fighting for greater access to public transportation and Amtrak to working to reform U....

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Introducing the 2013 Goldman Prize winners

Apr. 22, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog

This week is always a special week for Friends of the Earth U.S. Around this time every year, the Goldman Environmental Prize announces the recipients of its prestigious award. Modeled after the Nobel Peace Prize, the Goldman Environmental Prize h...

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Robin Hood comes to Congress

Apr. 17, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

This morning, I joined Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) as well as the leaders of Health Gap, National Nurses United, National Peoples Action, Demos and Vocal to announce the introduction of the Inclusive Prosperi...

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Human genes belong to human beings

Apr. 15, 2013 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Food and Technology

Today, I stood with women’s health activists, BRCA-positive women and activists and organizations from across the country in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to express Friends of the Earth’s support and solidarity with Breast Cancer Ac...

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