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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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Arrested for the first time

Feb. 14, 2013 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Yesterday, I was arrested for the first time in my life! My hands were cuffed, alongside so many others, at the White House fence, as I joined 47 environmental and progressive leaders -- including Bill McKibben of 350.org, Mike Brune of the Sierr...

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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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