Hunger Striking for “An Extraordinary Climate Movement” By Ted Glick Brian Eister, 26, is a youthful veteran of 10 years of activism going back to his opposition to the 2003 US invasion of Iraq. Since then he has worked with John Kerry’s presidential campaign, the League of Conservation Voters, the Green Party, Public Citizen, Occupy, and other groups. He is now on a hunger strike to urge immediate action to combat the disastrous effects of climate change. Camped out on the sidewalk in front of the American Petroleum Institute in Washington, D.C., he has not taken any food since before …
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Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.
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