Tag: Eddie Vedder

Sustainability and Climate Change Issue Update: Lawsuits in the Wake of the Oil Spill

The Gulf Coast BP oil leak has been plugged with cement. Is that the end of it? Not exactly…

Making Our Voice Heard On Climate Change

The following was written for The Huffington Post: Nearly a year and a half ago, a record number of young voters turned out for the presidential election. Since then, civic-engagement organizations such as HeadCount have been fighting a sometimes difficult battle to keep young people excited about political participation. It isn’t easy. The paralysis in…

‘The People Speak!’ On The History Channel

This Sunday at 8 p.m. (EST), the History Channel will air “The People Speak!,” based on A People’s History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn. Through dramatic readings by pop-culture icons, this two-hour special brings to life the words of ordinary people who used…