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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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Don't be afraid of the cliff

Dec. 17, 2012 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Call it the fiscal cliff, the fiscal slope or an “austerity crisis,” but no matter the nomenclature, a battle is underway over the role of government in the U.S.: Should we take care of our own or should people be left to fend for them...

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Recovering in Sandy's wake

Nov. 3, 2012 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy

This week, Hurricane Sandy fulfilled what many of us had been dreading as we watched it move up the coast: its landfall on the coast of New Jersey and a merger with a massive cold front left millions in the East without power, shelter, or worse. A...

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Fukushima: One year later

Mar. 12, 2012 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

One year ago I, like many people across the United States and around the world, watched as the horrible images flooded in from Japan and the Fukushima Province after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the coastline. News...

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