The Trial Lawyer Fall 2017 - Page 78

LIBERAL GROUPS MUST WORK TOGETHER TO PROTECT WHAT WE HOLD DEAREST By Les Leopold As Trump slashes and burns his way through environmental regulations, including the Paris Accord, he continues to bet that political polarization will work in his favor. Not only are his anti- scientific, anti-environmentalist positions firing up some within his base, but those positions are driving a deep wedge within organized labor. And unbeknownst to many environmental activists, they are being counted on to help drive that wedge even deeper. 76 x The Trial Lawyer