The Latest by Jessie Torrisi

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Jessie Torrisi is a storyteller based in Los Angeles. She's worked with a dozen social justice NGOs as a writer, editor, and communications strategist. She loves writing about the human side of policy and legal issues — and what is possible when we come together to transform the systems that harm us and our planet.

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February 27, 2024

This Weed Killer Is Linked to Parkinson’s. Why Isn’t It Banned Yet?

Paraquat damages farmworkers’ respiratory system, their kidneys, and their eyes. Help us urge the EPA to ban it.

A woman and two children walk on a large beach with smaller pools of water.
January 9, 2024

We’re Suing to Save the Great Salt Lake From Going to Dust

If the lake continues to shrink, 2.5 million people could wind up breathing in toxic dust from the newly exposed lakebed.