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10 Reasons Friends of the Earth Action backs Bernie

“It’s time for a candidate with the experience, record and vision for a nation that protects all people and the planet they call home. It’s time for Bernie Sanders.” – Erich Pica, President, Friends of the Earth Action In July 2015, Friends of the Earth Action became the first national organization to endorse Bernie Sanders […]

Supreme Court delays climate action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court today issued a stay on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. This effectively freezes implementation of the most significant action any president has taken to combat climate change. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement in response: Tonight’s Supreme Court decision has delayed the […]

New Hampshire sends a message; Americans are unhappy with the status quo

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Sen. Bernie Sanders’ overwhelming win in News Hampshire builds important momentum in the primary. Following his momentum-building showing in Iowa, Sanders’ victory in the Granite State demonstrates how profoundly his message resonates. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica offers the following statement: He is showing that his ideas: politics based in […]

Iowa Caucus builds critical momentum for Sanders

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Bernie Sanders’ campaign gained critical momentum, setting up a showdown in the Granite State. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica offers the following statement: The close vote validates the shift occurring in the American electorate, represented by the Sanders campaign. The people no longer want establishment politics; they want a new American […]