Tom led the charge against Big Tobacco after witnessing how corporate interests manipulated the government for profit over public health.
A coalition of residents, environmental activists, and local elected officials protested NRG’s proposal. Tom asked how he could help.
Exasperated that big businesses were being rewarded for moving jobs out of California, Tom put people in the driver’s seat and stimulated the state’s economy.
In 2010, Big Oil tried to reverse California’s protections with Prop 23, which would have frozen the state’s greenhouse emissions targets.
In Nevada, Tom and NextGen were directly involved in funding a successful initiative; in Michigan, Tom challenged two of the state’s largest utilities.
While Congress stood idly, Tom started Need to Impeach, a grassroots movement that gathered over 8 million signatures in support of impeachment.