Our world is a better place because of these brilliant people! Congrats to all named on Grist.org's #Grist50. Sending a special shout out to Rahwa Ghirmatzion of Push Buffalo, Sean A. Watkins of 100% campaign, and Dallas Goldtooth of Indigenous Environmental Network
Sunrise Ruffalo is someone who has played many roles in life; model, mother, shop owner, farmer… Her ability to pick up and start afresh comes from a childhood spent on the move. Whether she was living out of a van with her dad following the Rolling Stones, or trying to make it as 16-year old model…
Despite growing evidence of serious health problems from fracking, there is ongoing conflict between those who will gain by leasing their land and those downstream, who have nothing to gain and considerable risk. This drama is playing in Maryland now.
Though the U.S. Congress has been in session for two months, much of the policy action which has taken place since Donald Trump assumed the presidency on January 20 has centered around his Executive Orders.