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Stopping Government Poisoning of Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Site

Image via Tobin on Flickr By Richard Webster  Staff Attorney, Environmental Enforcement Project All too often, industry tries to play a divide and conquer strategy by accusing environmental organizations of putting green interests ahead of those of workers. However, at Public Justice, we strongly believe…

The Mead Generation

It is one of the most frequently used quotes to describe the efforts of citizens, movements and determined individuals to impact change. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world,” anthropologist Margaret Mead said, “indeed, it’s the only thing…

Brad Moore Becomes Public Justice President

Public Justice President Brad Moore Speaking at the 2015 Public Justice Gala in Montreal. “I was meant to be a part of this place.” That’s how Brad Moore, the newly elected President of the Public Justice Foundation, described the natural fit he sees between his work…

New Book Explores Precedent Setting Public Justice Case

On June 1st, 1981 two political activists, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, were murdered in their union hall in Seattle. Ten years later a federal court found Ferdinand Marcos, the former dictator of the Philippines, liable for the murders. Led by two courageous women, Terri…

Cause for Celebration: Idaho “Ag-Gag” Statute Struck Down

  Image via Bluestem Farm on Flickr  First such law to be ruled unconstitutional By Leslie BruecknerSenior Attorney In a landmark ruling issued today, an Idaho federal court struck down the State’s controversial “ag-gag” statute on federal constitutional grounds, holding that it violates the First Amendment…

An Interview with our Illuminating Injustice Award Winner

On Friday evening, Washington’s FOX 5 News featured an interview with Public Justice’s Executive Director, Paul Bland and Rosa Moreno, the winner of our 2015 Illuminating Injustice Award. Following the Public Justice Gala in Montreal, Rosa traveled to Washington to speak out about the need…

Rosa Moreno Receives 2015 Illuminating Injustice Award

Rosa Moreno, a woman from Mexico who lost her hands while manufacturing LG televisions, then was denied an opportunity to sue LG due to a technicality, received Public Justice’s Illuminating Injustice Award on Monday. Moreno lost both her hands when the metal press she was…

Victims of Bullying Speak Out: Show Your Support

Graffiti photographed by security at Pine Bush High School A story just published on the NBC News website features the harrowing words of victims of systemic and virulent anti-Semitic bullying in the Pine Bush school district in New York’s Hudson Valley. Public Justice was proud to…