Rachel Rye Butler

Rachel Rye Butler leads the Democracy Campaign at Greenpeace USA. She writes frequently about people power, voting rights, and money in politics.

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Join Us on the Journey for Justice
860 miles. That’s the distance that marchers with America’s Journey for Justice are traveling this summer—and there’s a major movement traveling alongside them. Our allies at the NAACP—along with the Democracy Initiative , the Sierra Club and many others—are marching from Selma, Alabama to...
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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Why the Voting Rights Act Matters for Environmentalists
Many people who care about climate change understand the corrupting influence of big money in politics , and rightfully sound the alarm when elected officials who are supposed to represent their constituents instead protect corporate profits. This is especially true when it comes to big political...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Smithsonian’s Koch Problem
Two of our most celebrated natural history museums have a serious Koch problem. David Koch sits on the board and is a major donor for both the Smithsonian and the American Museum of Natural History. You read that right– this is the same David Koch of the Koch brothers, Kansas billionaires who since...
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