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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

“Fed”-Up with Larry Summers

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

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 / Tags: Erich pica

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 / Tags: Erich pica

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 / Tags: Erich pica

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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