Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

An expanded version of an interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that appeared in The Progressive, November 2006. I met up with Robert Kennedy Jr. on the first day of summer 2006 at San Francisco State University, where he was attending the Eighth Annual Waterkeeper Alliance Conference, a meeting of more than 150 Waterkeeper Allianceleaders. […]

Democracy in Crisis – Interview with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

An Exclusive Interview for The BRAD BLOG [1] as Guest Blogged by Joy [2] and Tom Williams… “The Republican Party, the Republican National Committee, has been using old-fashioned, Jim Crow, apartheid-type maneuvers to steal the last two national elections.” – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Recently, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. wrote the article: “Was the 2004 […]

Stand Up for Democracy With Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has written a brilliant new article about the biggest political story in the history of the United States: An American politician illegitimately took the office of president by outright theft and fraud. Although such high crimes and misdemeanors have been rumored in previous elections, none in the history of the republic […]

We Must Take America Back

t r u t h o u t | Speech Saturday 17 September 2005 Speech delivered at the Sierra Summit 2005 San Francisco, California I want to tell you how proud I am to accept the William O. Douglas Award. Two of my most poignant memories as a child involved Justice Douglas. One of them […]

Autism, mercury, and politics

MOUNTING EVIDENCE suggests that Thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative in children’s vaccines, may be responsible for the exponential growth of autism, attention deficit disorder, speech delays, and other childhood neurological disorders now epidemic in the United States. Prior to 1989, American infants generally received three vaccinations (polio, measles-mumps-rubella, and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis). In the early 1990s, public health […]

Deadly Immunity

When a study revealed that mercury in childhood vaccines may have caused autism in thousands of kids, the government rushed to conceal the data – and to prevent parents from suing drug companies for their role in the epidemic. In June 2000, a group of top government scientists and health officials gathered for a meeting […]

SACRAMENTO— RFK’s son touts environmental message at Capitol

Kennedy to speak today before joint panel of Legislature Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a leading critic of the Bush administration’s environmental policies, is expected to tell Sacramento legislators today how federal changes in policies and laws could harm California. Kennedy is scheduled to speak this morning at a Legislature hearing by joint environmental committees dealing […]

Ag Ruling

NEW YORK (February 28, 2005) – A 2003 Bush administration farm pollution rule violates the Clean Water Act by allowing large-scale livestock farms to apply manure to land without federal or state oversight or public input, the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York ruled today. The ruling in Waterkeeper Alliance v. EPA was the […]

Legal eagle: Bobby Kennedy, Jr. fights for the environment and for his kids’ future

It was mid-afternoon inside Aloysius Hall, on the campus of the Pace University Environmental Litigation Clinic in White Plains, New York. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who founded the clinic in 1986, sat behind a “judge’s bench” with co-director Karl Coplan. Across the room, 10 third-year law students were taking turns at a podium, practicing their […]