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New Economy

We keep producing and consuming more and more “stuff.” How can we do a better job of improving the quality of our lives? Our New Economy program is finding answers.

Paying off Student Debt During COVID-19

Worried about paying for student loans during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are 5 potential ways to reduce your payments.

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PIRG Consumer Watchdog

For more than 40 years, we’ve been educating consumers how to protect themselves and their rights. We fight to get dangerous products off store shelves, to end exploitative practices, and ensure a level playing field in the marketplace. And we advocate for new rules, institutions and policies to defend consumers from the economic and political power of special interests. Right now, our Watchdog team is focused on consumer threats from data breaches to dangerous toys.

Pledge to be Toxic-Free

Safe alternatives are possible and profitable. 

Protecting Children While Sheltering in Place

While we shelter in place and children stay home all day, it's important keep certain hazards out of their reach.

Recalled infant sleepers

Every day, millions of kids are dropped off at child care facilities across the country by parents and caretakers who are looking forward to seeing them safe and sound at the end of the day. But new research found some dangerous recalled products are still in use at child care facilities across the country.

Refunding your Travel During COVID-19 Outbreak

Looking to cancel or rebook your travel because of COVID-19? Many airlines and hotels have changed their policies. 

Reining in Wall Street

Standing up for consumers against reckless banking and financial practices.

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Responding to the crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge for our country, threatening our health, wellbeing and democracy. Now more than ever, we need to work together to ensure that our government has a coordinated, strategic response to safeguard the public’s health, protect consumers from emerging dangers and ensure people can still participate fully in our democracy.

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RIGHT TO KNOW

A report exposing toxic fragrance chemicals in beauty, personal care and cleaning products

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