Clean Jobs and American Powers Act

Posted by: eric on September 30, 2009 at 7:17 pm

Over the last several months I have devoted (and will continue to devote) a considerable amount of time discussing the need  to protect our precious ecosystem.  Recently, in the news I learned Operation FREE joined with Senators John Kerry (D-MA) andBarbara Boxer (D-CA) in supporting the Clean Jobs and American Power Act. For those that don’t know, […]

Ready to fight for Climate Change

Posted by: eric on September 25, 2009 at 7:10 am

The debate over healthcare reform is threatening to delay any progress on climate change legislation. While Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has said climate change will be considered by the Senate before the end of the year, if the healthcare debate continues, consideration of climate change legislation will likely be further delayed by the […]

Get Organized

Posted by: eric on September 15, 2009 at 11:01 pm

A hundred and eighty years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville noted that the great strength of American democracy lay not in government institutions or even in the genius of our Constitution, but in the myriad of private organizations through which people expressed their opinions and shaped the world around them. These organizations go to make up what scholars often call […]

Hold’em Accountable

Posted by: eric on September 9, 2009 at 4:46 pm

The summer has come to an end and so has the infamous townhall meetings on Health Care.  Now more than ever we see that It’s not enough merely to vote. Democracy requires our participation more frequently than once every year or two. As citizens, we need to stay involved in the workings of government on a year-round basis, making […]