Lois Gibbs, known as “The Mother of Superfund,” led the historic fight to relocate 800 of her neighbors away from toxic waste in her Love Canal neighborhood in Niagara Falls, NY. starting in 1978. Statement from Lois Gibbs, founder of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice: FALLS CHURCH, Virg. – The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal […]
People’s Action is a powerful new force for democracy and economic fairness. From family farms to big cities, from coast to coast, we’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people and planet over big corporations.
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CHICAGO – Candidates endorsed by People’s Action and our member organizations in Idaho and Pennsylvania swept up victories in primary elections on Tuesday. The victories underscore the powerful voter demand for bold, people’s candidates who will challenge the status quo by fighting for racial and gender justice and an economy owned by people – not […]
CHICAGO – People’s Action is endorsing five candidates in Tuesday’s primary elections in Idaho and Pennsylvania. People’s Action is a progressive, multiracial, working-class coalition of more than a million people and 48 member organizations across 30 states.Endorsed candidates pledge to implement the People’s Action Protest to Power Platform and advocate for a bold racial and […]
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People's Action's work to make our political system work for everyday people was featured in a June 2017 segment of "People and Power," an Al Jazeera weekly documentary series. (Watch the full program on AlJazeera.com.)
While conservative forces take a wrecking ball to our progress toward making health care available to everyone, we advance a vision of health care as a public good.
The climate crisis has already arrived in Native lands and communities or color. We oppose the polluting and desecration of our communities by corporate greed.