Robert F. Kennedy Jr.


“Corporations have a place in America, but they should not be running our government. Corporations want different things for America than Americans want. Corporations don’t want free market capitalism, they don’t want democracy, they don’t want justice, they want profits.”

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is one of Time Magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper fight to restore the Hudson River. He serves as Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper, President of Waterkeeper Alliance, and Clinical Professor as well as Supervising Attorney at Pace University School of Law’s Environmental Litigation Clinic. Among Mr. Kennedy’s published books are the New York Times’ bestsellers Crimes Against Nature (2004), The Riverkeepers (1997), and Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr: A Biography (1977), as well as three children’s books, St. Francis of Assisi: A Life of Joy (2005), American Heroes: Joshua Chamberlain and the American Civil War and Robert Smalls: The Boat Thief (2008).

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