More than a dozen activists were forcibly removed from the event after openly criticizing the fossil fuel industry and entrenched political leaders.
Under Vilsack's leadership, the USDA has aggressively promoted dangerous anti-worker regulations that would speed up poultry kill lines and successfully moved to privatize supervision of worker safety at poultry processing plants.
More than 13 million Americans voted for this agenda. Sanders' campaign demonstrates to progressives and environmentalists the strength of speaking truth to power by offering bold solutions to the problems facing our country and planet.
Thanks to the leadership of Senator Sanders and the power of the grassroots movement that he’s helped foster, the Democratic National Committee Platform has become more progressive. This is a huge testament to Senator Sanders’ vision and leadership.
More than 10,000 Friends of the Earth Action members have emailed delegates making it clear that the Democratic Party platform needs to be strengthened to reflect the urgency of the climate crisis
In looking at what Maryland and the country needs in the U.S. Senate, Friends of the Earth Action enthusiastically endorses Rep. Donna Edwards.
Millions of Americans are ready for a political revolution. As we’ve seen in every protest from Occupy and Black Lives Matter to No KXL and Democracy Spring, the American people are demonstrating their political savvy and an awareness that we need change.
This morning, Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica of was arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in an unprecedented mass sit-in to reclaim American democracy from the deep-pocketed and anti-environmental special interests emboldened by the U.S. Supreme Courts’ Citizen’s United ruling.
Whether opposing the Keystone XL pipeline, opposing climate killing trade deals or supporting a carbon tax, Sen. Sanders continues to demonstrate an urgency to act on climate change.
Secretary Clinton is attacking Senator Sanders for daring to acknowledge what scientists know -- we are going to need to do much more on climate change.