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  • Energy Service Corps | MASSPIRG Students
    Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Student Debt Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Resource Energy Service Corps Energy Service Corps Project Packet Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the Energy Service Corps campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Energy Service Corps Project Packet About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports DONATE 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 MASSPIRG Students in Action North Shore student

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  • Consumer Protection | MASSPIRG Students
    stores in Massachusetts have been pushing unsuccessfully for a decade Read more about State Senate OK s price scanner bill News Release Student PIRGs Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt Banks Skim Millions in Fees from Student Aid Using Debit Card Linked Student IDs Washington D C Over 9 million students are at risk for increased educational debt due to bank affiliated student debit cards that come with high fees insufficient consumer protections and few options Financial institutions now have affinity partnerships with almost 900 campuses nationwide grafting bank products onto student IDs and other campus cards to become the primary recipient of billions in federal financial aid to distribute to students Read more about Banks Skim Millions in Fees from Student Aid Using Debit Card Linked Student IDs Report Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt The Campus Debit Card Trap Banks and other financial firms are taking advantage of a variety of opportunities to form partnerships with colleges and universities to produce campus student ID cards and to offer student aid disbursements on debit or prepaid cards In addition to on campus services such as student ID functions offered on the card some cards offer traditional debit card services linked to bank accounts other cards provide additional reloadable prepaid card functions The disbursement of financial aid and university refunds is the most significant partnership identified Read more about The Campus Debit Card Trap Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Sunday April 8 2012 By Vote Yes Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Student Debt Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Media Hit Consumer Protection Higher Ed 130 000 Letters Tell Congress Don t Double Student Loan Debt Without a new plan the

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  • Corporate | MASSPIRG Students
    Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Student Debt Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Resource Corporate Go Green National Geographic Toolkit Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the Go Green Nat l Geo campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Go Green National Geographic Toolkit About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports DONATE 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 MASSPIRG Students in Action North Shore student

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  • Democracy | MASSPIRG Students
    The Top 5 dark money spenders on presidential election ads have reported less than 1 of their spending to the FEC which is all that is required by the agency s insufficient standards according to a new report analyzing the latest campaign filings Read more about New Report Details Latest Numbers on Outside Spending Secret Money and Super PAC Fundraising for 2012 Elections Report Democracy Million Dollar Megaphones Latest Numbers on Outside Spending Secret Money and Super PAC Fundraising for 2012 Read more about Million Dollar Megaphones Slideshow Democracy New Voters Project New Voters Project Democracy New Voters Project Read more about New Voters Project Media Hit Democracy Massachusetts legislators calling for Constitutional Amendment to reverse Supreme Court s Citizens United decision BOSTON Concord Rep Cory Atkins feels one of her colleagues this election cycle could become the first local victim of the Supreme Court s Citizens United decision Read more about Massachusetts legislators calling for Constitutional Amendment to reverse Supreme Court s Citizens United decision Volunteer Register Voters at Concerts this Summer Thursday May 24 2012 By MASSPIRG Students This summer we re running voter registration drives at concerts and music festivals across Massachusetts and we d love your help Let us know if you want to volunteer sign up here Related topics Democracy New Voters Project Read more about Volunteer Register Voters at Concerts this Summer Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Sunday April 8 2012 By Vote Yes Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Student Debt Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Resource Democracy New Voters Project Voter Protection Toolkit Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize a voter protection campaign on your campus Keep Reading

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  • Foods | MASSPIRG Students
    apple per taxpayer Read more about AG SUBSIDIES PAY FOR 21 TWINKIES PER TAXPAYER BUT ONLY HALF OF AN APPLE APIECE Vote Yes for MASSPIRG Sunday April 8 2012 By Vote Yes Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Student Debt Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Vote Yes for MASSPIRG 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 News Release US PIRG Foods Ag Subsidies Pay for 19 Twinkies per Taxpayer But Only a Quarter of an Apple Apiece US PIRG s Apples to Twinkies report finds that billions of dollars in wasteful subsidies to Big Agribusiness favor junk food ingredients over fresh healthy produce Read more about Ag Subsidies Pay for 19 Twinkies per Taxpayer But Only a Quarter of an Apple Apiece Media Hit Foods VIDEO Should gov t subsidize crops used in junk food CBS News covers US PIRG s Apples to Twinkies report Read more about VIDEO Should gov t subsidize crops used in junk food VIDEO Should gov t subsidize crops used in junk food Tuesday December 27 2011 By Shawna Upton State Board Chair CBS News covers US PIRG s Apples to Twinkies report Foods Read more about VIDEO Should gov t subsidize crops used in junk food About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG

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  • Health Care | MASSPIRG Students
    What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers Without health care reform the United States is projected to spend over 40 trillion on health care in the next decade Experts estimate that thirty percent of that spending up to 12 trillion dollars will be wasted on ineffective care pointless red tape and counterproductive treatments that can actually harm patients Read more about The Three Trillion Dollar Question What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports DONATE Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like

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  • Oceans | MASSPIRG Students
    the Bag Campaign Media Hit Oceans Plastic Bags Threaten SouthCoast Waters Andrew White talks about why we need to Ban the Bag in Massachusetts especially on the SouthCoast where residents take pride in their beautiful beaches and commercial fishing is vital to the economy Read more about Plastic Bags Threaten SouthCoast Waters Resource Oceans Great Pacific Clean up Project Packet Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the oceans campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Great Pacific Clean up Project Packet About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports DONATE Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get

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  • Other | MASSPIRG Students
    to people and the environment and demonstrates why the United States must move away from nuclear power and toward safer alternatives The report concludes with recommendations to the Obama Administration for addressing the risks posed by nuclear power including instituting a moratorium on the relicensing of existing aging nuclear power plants and on the licensing of new nuclear reactors This report also calls for the elimination of federal loan guarantees and other subsidies for nuclear power plants Read more about Unacceptable Risk Two Decades of Close Calls Leaks and Other Problems at U S Nuclear Reactors Report Other Growing Up Toxic Chemical Exposures and Increases in Developmental Disease A growing body of scientific evidence shows that the widespread use of chemicals in our society harms our health and the health of our children The incidence of many serious health problems including premature birth learning disabilities behavioral disorders asthma and allergies early puberty obesity diabetes reduced fertility and some types of cancer shows links with exposure to chemicals that can interfere with the process of growth and development Read more about Growing Up Toxic Chemical Exposures and Increases in Developmental Disease About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports DONATE Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and

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