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The Obama Legacy: Equity in Education

Eight years ago, America was facing one of the worst economic crises in our history. An optimistic young

Obama Legacy: Advanced Equality for LGBTQ

When Barack Obama walks through the doors of the White House for the last time as President next week, it will

Obama Legacy: Protect What We’ve Built So Far

In the soaring State of the Union address that began his second term, President Obama challenged América to

Corporations Profiting From Deportations

President-elect Donald Trump’s brief foray into the airline business ended in

Arizona Nurses Join Forces to Combat Climate Change

Nurses can make a difference in the fight against climate change – that’s one of the main points from a report released Thursday by the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. The researchers found that climate change impacts people’s health …
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

NOW Stands With Rep. John Lewis

Donald Trump’s bullying tweets aimed at civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis are appalling. The candidate who said that African Americans should vote for him because their lives were so bad that they “had nothing to lose” now perpetuates further …
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

There’s Nothing to Like About State Tax ...

The irony that this post will be shared on Facebook isn’t missed on me, but hear me out: Arguably the most important responsibility government has to its constituents is providing equitable opportunity for self-sufficiency. Meaning that it is the duty …
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

The Voice of Berta Cáceres, the Voice of Millions

I spoke to Berta Cáceres the day she was murdered. I never imagined that later this year I would be in a demonstration along with almost a thousand women in Honduras asking for justice for her murder. That day we …
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Thank You, President Obama

The eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency are now over. Donald Trump’s inauguration is upon us. This momentous transition, with global implications at an historic scale, deeply affects Earthjustice and every other organization dedicated to protecting our rights, our health...

Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Don’t Be Fooled by Deception and Distraction

I’m not sure how many things you’d get Michael Bloomberg, Marco Rubio, and Mitt Romney to agree on, but they did all say the same thing about Donald Trump: He’s a con man. As the chaotic disaster of his presidency …

Posted On 05 Jan 2017

Our Health, Environment at Risk

The selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, the agency charged with protecting our health and environment, is a dangerous and troubling choice. The EPA Administrator must protect our environmental laws and act in our best …

Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Americans Should Be Deeply Concerned

Americans should be deeply concerned by the nomination of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to lead the Department of the Interior. She has a troubling track record of actively undermining our environment.

The Secretary of the Interior is charged with stewardship …

Posted On 15 Dec 2016