"I can tell you from firsthand experience that living in a toxic environment, with little hope of getting out, is a family's worst nightmare," writes environmental activist Lois Gibbs.
An Arkansas state representative is seeking to expunge books he doesn't like from public school curricula.
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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers are organizers of Popular Resistance and they co-host Clearing The FOG. Kevin is on the advisory board of the Courage Foundation and he also serves on the steering committee of the Chelsea Manning Support Network.