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Driving into debt
In much of America, access to a car is all but required to hold a job or lead a full and vibrant life. Generations of car-centric transportation policies — including lavish spending on roads, sprawl-inducing land use policies and meager support for other modes of transportation — have left millions of Americans fully dependent on cars for daily living.
Finding Affordable Textbooks
College is already expensive enough--and high textbook prices can add to the cost. A few actions can help you save hundreds.
Fixed for the Holidays
Flyers Bill of Rights
Hopefully nothing goes wrong with your flight. But, if it does this printable guide will ensure you can exercise your rights.
Freeze your credit
With so many data breaches, you should assume your social security is out there. Protect your identity theft in just 10 minutes--it will be worth it.
Get the Lead Out
Ensuring safe drinking water for our children at school
Glyphosate pesticide in beer and wine
Most of us take it for granted that the food and drinks we buy from the store are not putting our health at risk.
However, new research from public health groups and scientists from the past several years indicates that food and drinks are contaminated with glyphosate, the main ingredient in the weed killer Roundup. This is a potential health problem because in 2015 the World Health Organization found that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen. In 2017, the state of California also decided to list glyphosate as a probable carcinogen.
Health Professional Action Network
Health professionals from across the country are sounding the alarm on antibiotic resistance and pushing for solutions, including reducing antibiotic use to produce meat.
Healthy Farms, Healthy Families
It’s time for U.S. agricultural policy to put our health, and the health of our farmlands, first.
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