Best of 2013: Citizens Fight Back With Sarah Slamen, Sandra Steingraber & John Mullins

December 31, 2013

Good morning everyone! On today’s Best of 2013 three interviews with citizens who stood up to politicians and big business interests: activist Sarah Slamen whose amazing testimony and forced removal from a hearing at the  Texas State Legislature won national attention. Watch her testimony here!  author, biologist, environmental activist, and mother Sandra Steingraber explains why she went to jail for her environmental activism and Alabama small businessman John Mullins who called out Congressman Mike Rogers on Austerity destroying the economy watch here!

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