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Blog Post
10/31/2011
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...
Blog Post
10/27/2011
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...
Blog Post
10/18/2011
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...
Blog Post
10/12/2011
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...