Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. He lives in Berkeley, Calif., with his two children and likes to ride his bicycle.

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    Grassroots pesticide fighter takes on the big polluters

    Grist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some …

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    A co-op movement grows in Cleveland

    Grist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some …

  • A declaration of independence from Wall Street

    Photo: Helga Tawil Souri This piece originally appeared in Salon. After three years of political nonsense, we can hold one truth to be self-evident about our government: It is broken. A financial crisis that should have inspired a grand new …

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    California crusader: What not to ingest when you’re expecting

    Grist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some …

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    Drain-eye shaman puts sensors in New York’s sewers

    Grist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some …

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    Happy warrior: Fighting coal where it’s hardest

    Grist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we’ve written about before; some are new to our pages. Some …

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    Liz Dunn finds silver linings in old buildings

    Demolishing neighborhoods is insane, argues urban activist Liz Dunn, when the numbers show that refurbishing existing buildings makes more green sense

  • The Change Gang: people making waves

    Food justice — for Navina Khanna, it's what's for dinner

    Meet the first member of the Change Gang, a group of people leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and greener planet.