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  • Affordable Higher Education Updates | INPIRG
    Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Students in Action Student leaders educate the campus about income inequality during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week We collect petition signatures lots of them Hunger and Homelessness intern Roua Aboukhadijeh collecting interview footage on campus for a short film on poverty Students campaign for High Speed Rail Fast Trains ARE Cool Students volunteer at a local garden for the

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  • Hunger | INPIRG
    the Hunger campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Hunger and Homelessness Project Packet Media Hit Hunger INPIRG to sponsor costume fun run INPIRG will sponsor a fun run to benefit local shelters in Bloomington Read more about INPIRG to sponsor costume fun run Media Hit Hunger Halloween costume run raises money for local homeless INPIRG hosts a costume fun run to benefit local homeless shelters in Bloomington Read more about Halloween costume run raises money for local homeless Campaign Foods Stop Subsidizing Obesity Our tax dollars should only go to things that serve the public good yet we re handing out taxpayer subsidies to big agribusinesses to help subsidize junk food Huge profitable corporations like Cargill and Monsanto are pocketing tens of billions in taxpayer dollars and turning subsidized crops into junk food ingredients including high fructose corn syrup Read more about Stop Subsidizing Obesity Campaign Hunger Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness We know we can live in a world where everyone has a roof over their head enough food to eat and access to clean drinking water Unfortunately despite some advances we re far from this vision Read more about Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness What s up with INPIRG Thursday October 20 2011 By Our campaigns have been working hard this semester to achieve their goals and they have some exciting events coming up in the next few weeks Related topics Hunger Read more about What s up with INPIRG Add new comment Pages 1 2 next last About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Democracy Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer

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  • Make Textbooks Affordable | INPIRG
    faculty the training and resources they need to adopt open source textbooks and save students millions each year QUESTIONS Contact Our National Campaign Staff here Sign the Textbook Rebellion Petition Issue updates Report Student PIRGs Textbooks COVERING THE COST A new report investigating the real impact of high textbook prices on today s college students Keep Reading News Release Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks DURBIN FRANKEN KING INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO HELP MAKE COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS MORE AFFORDABLE Keep Reading News Release U S Department of Education Textbooks U S Department of Education Announces First Ever Open Education Adviser Position The U S Department of Education announced today the hiring of the first ever open education adviser to lead a national effort to expand schools access to high quality openly licensed learning resources Keep Reading News Release U S PIRG Textbooks U S PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources Today U S PIRG along with a broad coalition of 91 education organizations institutions of higher education technology companies and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall Keep Reading Media Hit Textbooks Open Textbooks The Current State of Play Use of open textbooks one form of OER is gaining traction across different types of colleges and universities and the catalog of OER textbooks continues to expand Keep Reading Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next last View All RSS Feed About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Democracy Hunger and

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  • Foods | INPIRG
    went to junk food ingredients bringing the total to a staggering 18 2 billion since 1995 To put that figure in perspective 18 2 billion is enough to buy 2 9 billion Twinkies every year 21 for every single American taxpayer Read more about Apples To Twinkies 2012 News Release US PIRG Foods AG SUBSIDIES PAY FOR 21 TWINKIES PER TAXPAYER BUT ONLY HALF OF AN APPLE APIECE Federal subsidies for commodity crops are subsidizing junk food additives like high fructose corn syrup enough to pay for 21 Twinkies per taxpayer every year according to U S PIRG s new report Apples to Twinkies 2012 Meanwhile limited subsidies for fresh fruits and vegetables would buy half of an apple per taxpayer Read more about AG SUBSIDIES PAY FOR 21 TWINKIES PER TAXPAYER BUT ONLY HALF OF AN APPLE APIECE Agricultural Subsidies No Longer Necessary Friday April 6 2012 By Ag Subsidies intern Jen Balke talks about agriculturals subsidies and some of their negative effects Related topics Foods Read more about Agricultural Subsidies No Longer Necessary Resource Foods Healthy Foods Project Packet Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the health foods campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Healthy Foods Project Packet Media Hit Foods Sustainability INPIRG to host first Renew Fest in Dunn Meadow at Indiana University Read more about INPIRG to host first Renew Fest in Dunn Meadow at Indiana University Campaign Foods Stop Subsidizing Obesity Our tax dollars should only go to things that serve the public good yet we re handing out taxpayer subsidies to big agribusinesses to help subsidize junk food Huge profitable corporations like Cargill and Monsanto are pocketing tens of billions in taxpayer dollars and turning subsidized crops into junk food ingredients including high fructose corn syrup Read more

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  • Why Young People Are Driving Less | INPIRG
    the report And as the Washington Post points out Driving is becoming so last century Transit About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Democracy Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Sustainable U Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Make Textbooks Affordable Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Sustainable U 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Newsroom Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Students in Action Student leaders educate the campus about income inequality during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week We collect petition signatures lots of them Hunger and Homelessness intern Roua Aboukhadijeh collecting interview footage on campus for a short film on poverty Students campaign for High Speed Rail Fast

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  • Transportation and the New Generation | INPIRG
    highway capacity on the assumption that driving will continue to increase at a rapid and steady pace The changing transportation preferences of young people and Americans overall throw those assumptions into doubt The time has come for transportation policy to reflect the needs and desires of today s Americans not the worn out conventional wisdom from days gone by The recession has played a role in reducing the miles driven in America especially by young people People who are unemployed or underemployed have difficulty affording cars commute to work less frequently if at all and have less disposable income to spend on traveling for vacation and other entertainment The trend toward reduced driving however has occurred even among young people who are employed and or are doing well financially America has long created transportation policy under the assumption that driving will continue to increase at a rapid and steady rate The changing transportation preferences of young people and Americans overall throw that assumption into doubt Policy makers and the public need to be aware that America s current transportation policy dominated by road building is fundamentally out of step with the transportation patterns and expressed preferences of growing numbers of Americans It is time for policy makers to consider the implication of changes in driving habits for the nation s transportation infrastructure decisions and funding practices and consider a new vision for transportation policy that reflects the needs of 21st century America About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Democracy Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Sustainable U Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News

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  • 21st Century Transportation | INPIRG
    century Keep Reading Report Transit Road Work Ahead To fix our roads and bridges America first must fix our transportation policies To counteract the tendencies to neglect repair and maintenance we must adopt strong fix it first rules that give priority to maintenance of our existing roads and bridges set national goals for the condition of our transportation system and hold state governments accountable for achieving results Keep Reading Report Transit A Track Record of Success As America moves toward construction of new high speed rail networks in regions throughout the country we have much to learn from experiences abroad High speed rail lines have operated for more than 45 years in Japan and for three decades in Europe providing a wealth of information about what the United States can expect from high speed rail and how we can receive the greatest possible benefits from our investment Keep Reading Resource Transit 21st Century Transportation Project Packet Summary Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the transit campaign on your campus this spring Keep Reading Report Transit Road Work Ahead Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America s Crumbling Roads and Bridges To fix our roads and bridges America first must fix our transportation policies To counteract the tendencies to neglect repair and maintenance we must adopt strong fix it first rules that give priority to maintenance of our existing roads and bridges set national goals for the condition of our transportation system and hold state governments accountable for achieving results Keep Reading Pages first previous 1 2 3 next last View All RSS Feed About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher

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  • 21st Century Transportation | INPIRG
    account for a third of the nation s global warming emissions pollute the air we breathe and make people sick We ll be working to raise the profile of high speed rail and public transportation by building grassroots support garnering media attention and getting community leaders like mayors and business owners to join the call for 21st century transportation Support the 21st Century Transportation Principles Issue updates Report Transit High Speed Rail Public Private or Both Private sector companies are likely to play a major role in the construction of high speed rail lines in the United States Public private partnerships or PPPs have come to play an important role in the construction of high speed rail lines around the world Keep Reading Pages first previous 1 2 3 View All RSS Feed About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments IU Chapter Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Democracy Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Sustainable U Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Campaign Resources 21st Century Transportation Project Packet Latest Reports Transportation in Transition Transportation and the New Generation The Right Track Road Work Ahead A Track Record of Success Related Issues Stop Subsidizing Obesity Sustainable U Students in Action Student leaders educate the campus about income inequality during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week We collect petition signatures lots of them Hunger and Homelessness intern Roua Aboukhadijeh collecting interview footage on campus for a short film on

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