Sondra Youdelman is the campaigns director for People’s Action. She partnered with Dani Zessoules of Dēmos to create the report Behind the Curtain: The Corporate Plot to Upend Democracy and a national day of action against corporate influence over our democracy. This op-ed was distributed by OtherWords.org
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.