By Moira Dhaliwal
On November 3rd, you can help give Main Street a mission. March on the Treasury Department in Washington DC to demand that Wall Street, which received a $4.7 trillion dollar bailout, pay America back. U.S. corporations recorded all-time high profits of 1.68 trillion at the end of 2010. At a time when public programs are on the...
By Carmen Balber
Today, Consumer Watchdog joined the AFL-CIO, Americans for Financial Reform, Citizens Trade Campaign, Public Citizen, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) in releasing a letter to U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Michael Punke calling for a review of WTO rules to ensure that countries have sufficient policy space...
By Jamie Court
After spending some time at Occupy LA last week, and seeing the worldwide protests the occupation inspired this weekend, I have a firm sense that the cold of winter will not freeze the passion at the heart of the movement. This is no flash mob. It's a movement about occupying space to stand against gross inequality, pitching a...
We're Feeding Occupy LA Ballot Initiative Birthday Cake On the 100th Anniversary Of Initiatives...Join us?
By Jamie Court
What: Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Initiative Process. Candles will be blown out and cake will be shared with people participating in Occupy LA. Who: Harvey Rosenfield, Consumer Watchdog Founder and Prop 103 Author; and Jamie Court, Consumer Watchdog President and Author of “The Progressive’s Guide...