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Stand Up For Repair
Microsoft pressed criminal charges against Eric Lundgren for printing restore disks that allow people to fix old computers—even though though the software on those disks is available online for free.
Stop The Overuse Of Antibiotics on Factory Farms
Widespread overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is putting our health at risk.
The Fix Is In
We rely on our phones. When they break, we need our phones fixed — fast. Unfortunately, there are numerous barriers to fixing our smartphones. Manufacturers don’t offer certain repairs or push consumers into purchasing upgrades instead. Our survey of 302 independent repair technicians show that independent shops offer more options for repair, but are struggling to access parts, service information and repair software which is necessary to fix phones — which manufacturers won’t let these independent shops have.
The Real Price of Medications
People living in the United States have access to some of the best medical care in the world, from life-saving drugs to cutting-edge surgical techniques. But spiraling costs force many Americans to spend more on care, even as the quality of that care remains the same.
Transit Not Traffic
Better infrastructure and more efficient transportation for our future.
Trouble In Toyland
Our 34th annual toy safety report.
Unsafe Used Cars for Sale
Unrepaired, recalled vehicles at AutoNation dealerships
Zero Out Toxics
We’re working in communities and with companies to zero out the toxic chemicals that put our health and environment at risk.
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