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Center for Digital Democracy (CDD)
CDD promotes openness and diversity of the Internet in the broadband era, and to realizing the full potential of digital communications through the development and encouragement of noncommercial, public interest programming.
Consumer Federation of America (CFA)
Founded in 1968, CFA is an advocacy organization, working to advance pro-consumer policy on a variety of issues before Congress, the White House, federal and state regulatory agencies, and the courts.
Consumer Project on Technology
The Consumer Project on Technology works on intellectual property rights and health care, electronic commerce and competition policy.
Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports, is an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization serving only consumers.
National Consumers League
The National Consumers League was formed in 1899 to promote the welfare of those consumers, wage earners, and income recipients least able to protect themselves.
Founded in 1971, Public Citizen fights for safer drugs and medical devices, cleaner and safer energy sources, a cleaner environment, fair trade, and a more open and democratic government through public awareness campaigns, legislative activism and lawsuits.
U.S. Public Interest Research Group
The State PIRGs created the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) in 1983 to act as watchdog for the public interest in the nation’s capital.
an American nonprofit consumer organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, investigative journalism, consumer-oriented research, public education, and consumer advocacy.
Journal of research for consumers
The primary objective of the Journal of Research for Consumers is to provide information to individuals to enable them to better understand their roles as consumers.
The Poison Squad by
Call Number: Print TX518.W5 B58 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley set out to ensure food safety. He selected food tasters to test various food additives and preservatives, letting them know that the substances could be harmful or deadly. The tasters were recognized for their courage, and became known as the poison squad.
Pink Tax and the Law by
Call Number: Print Book K3243 .Y39 2018
Publication Date: 2018-06-08
The emergence of the terms "pink tax" and "tampon tax" in everyday language suggests that women, who already suffer from an economic disadvantage due to the gender wage gap, are put in an even more detrimental position by means of "discriminatory consumption taxes". This book conducts a legal analysis to establish to what extent this public perception is accurate. It investigates if women pay more due to these discriminatory consumption taxes.