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Every day, big banks, big polluters, and big tech companies are threatening our economy, our environment, and our democracy – sacrificing Main Street Americans and our families on the altar of corporate profits. Public Citizen advocates for ordinary people by taking on corporate interests and their cronies in government.
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Health care in the U.S. leaves too many people out, costs too much and doesn’t meet acceptable standards of quality. Much of the care that we get is unaffordable, unnecessary or harmful. Public Citizen advocates Medicare for All, stronger oversight of dangerous doctors and safe clinical trials.
The climate crisis is the challenge of our time. We can fix it with solutions that will make us healthier and more economically secure. We must act quickly to make our economy run on renewable power — and ensure that disadvantaged families and displaced workers share equitably in the new economy. We also must fight the corrupting power of fossil fuel companies and ensure that energy regulators are effective and publicly accountable.
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February 13, 2023
The plaintiff in this case, John D. Carson, Sr., sued Monsanto, asserting claims arising from his exposure to the pesticide…
February 02, 2023
In October 2020, the Occupational Safety & Health Law Project (OSH Law Project) submitted to the Department of Labor a…
February 01, 2023
The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act authorized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update the health warnings…
Rita Rosen, a resident of the Montefiore Home, a nursing home in Beachwood, Ohio, died of COVID-19 in November 2020.…
The families of four residents of nursing home Montefiore Home who died of COVID-19 filed lawsuits against Montefiore in Ohio…
January 30, 2023
Allstates Refractory Contractors, a general contractor that provides furnace services, filed a lawsuit against the Department of Labor, arguing that…
January 27, 2023
An anonymous speaker was sued for allegedly telephoning advertisers in a Dallas publication and accusing it of racism. When the…
January 24, 2023
In 2016, Public Citizen, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Earthjustice, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), and several other public…
January 19, 2023
A city in Ohio and its police chief sued several anonymous critics, claiming that the critics defamed the police chief…
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