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Penis Deforming Chemicals? Chemicals that Cause Birth Defects? No Problem, US Chamber of Commerce Says

June 11th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Yes, it's as ridiculous as it sounds. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is so pro chemical, so bought by the chemical industry, that it would rather have chemicals in our plastic that cause penis deformations than go against the chemical industry. Furthermore, it is so interested in protecting the interests of this industry that it has decided to lobby Congress to keep regulations off its precious money-maker


Interview: Green Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacie Shepp

May 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Stacie Shepp, the Green Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, and I got connected recently as mutual sponsors of 350.org's The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn't Speak for Me campaign. I'm a big fan of the Green Chamber of Commerce's mission and work and took the opportunity to interview Stacie. Here's the interview (drop any more questions you may have in the comments below and I'm sure Stacie will respond)


350.org & Power Shift 2011 Take Aim at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

April 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Continuing on with our continuing coverage of and commentary on 350.org's “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for Me” campaign, news is that 350.org is partnering with the 10,000-strong Power Shift 2011 youth climate conference on Monday, April 18 in Washington, DC. You can reserve your spot there and keep up with news about the conference over on Facebook


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn't Speak for Me — How About You?

April 11th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I’ve been saving stories on 350.org’s “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for Me” campaign in my “most important things to get to” box for awhile now -- (yes, I’ve got quite a few things in there). Anyway, we recently partnered with 350.org to get the word out more on this campaign – so, it seems like a perfect time to share my thoughts on it with you all (as well as a number of great comments from the 350.org crew and others)



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