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Environmental Activists are Ready for an Elizabeth Warren Candidacy
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On Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren keynoted the Good Job, Green Jobs conference in Washington, D.C., delivering a speech that reaffirmed her as the economic champion that we know her to be. Senator Warren told an audience of more than 500 people, “The rich and the powerful have rigged the game. They fight for an America that works for […]

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VICTORY: Target Adopts Safe Cosmetics Policy
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The ingredients that go into cosmetics and personal care products aren’t regulated by the federal government—so it’s up to stores to protect their consumers from toxic chemicals in these products. That’s why Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising.org started a MoveOn Petition telling retail giant Target to ban poisonous chemicals from the store’s beauty and personal care aisles, expand their selection of safer products, and increase transparency about their progress in addressing safe cosmetics.

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …