MoPIRG Latest Blog Posts

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

"The surge in complaints is a signal of the strain the pandemic put on consumers, and of the minefield of tricks and traps they face in the financial marketplace."

A free Chrome extension and mobile app created by a passionate couple helps customers easily find non-toxic consumer products as they shop online.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

85 percent of Americans are expected to get money -- without the need for you do anything, including clicking any email links, providing any information by phone or paying any fees.

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

“We don’t attack those negative messages. We just have to profoundly overwhelm the senses with the positive messages — in addition to showing them the spot on your arm where you got the shot.”

25 states have introduced or carried over Right to Repair legislation so far this year

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

After 20 deaths and numerous cases of blindness and other injuries and illnesses last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in February for all alcohol-based hand sanitizers imported from Mexico.

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Aaron Colonnese
Creative Associate

We can't let this chance to restore vital consumer protections slip through our fingers.

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Olivia Sullivan
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

How to avoid textile “wish-cycling” and why clothing companies need to bear responsibility for the waste crisis their products create.

My first-hand, step-by-step guide to freezing your credit reports.