Consumers

Stop Allowing Loans to Force People into Debt

Stop Allowing Loans to Force People into Debt

Payday loan facilities consistently take advantage of those in desperate need of money to pay basic living expenses. The annual percentage rates on these loans can range 300%-1,900%. Tell authorities to reign in these legal loan sharks.

Keep Loaded Guns Out of Grocery Stores

Keep Loaded Guns Out of Grocery Stores

People are allowed to openly carry loaded guns in one of the nation’s largest grocery store chains, a policy that endangers shoppers and families. Prevent a tragedy by calling on this store to ban loaded weapons.

Lower Use of Pesticides in Foods

Lower Use of Pesticides in Foods

Pesticides have proven to be detrimental to human health. However, many farms, homes, and golf courses choose to use them. Now, we want to reduce the usage at home because homeowners do not need to use pesticides — it is a first step toward not using pesticides at all.

Praise Fashion Brands that Use Sustainable Cotton

Praise Fashion Brands that Use Sustainable Cotton

Many fashion brands have committed to selling organic and sustainable sourced cotton for their clothing lines, which sends a clear message to cotton producers around the world. One company recently launched a “Conscious Collection” with eco-friendly clothing items. Applaud fashion brands that make sustainable cotton a priority in their products.

Applaud Foundation for Ending Support for Anti-Consumer Organization

Applaud Foundation for Ending Support for Anti-Consumer Organization

A prominent charitable foundation has left a corporate organization that pushes anti-consumer legislation. This means the foundation’s money will no longer be used to work against average people. Thank the foundation CEO for her excellent decision.

Applaud Famous Chef for Campaigning for Healthy Food

Applaud Famous Chef for Campaigning for Healthy Food

Food that fails to meet safety and health standards could soon enter the United Kingdom from the United States. Please show your appreciation of a famous chef who is working to ensure that food remains free of hormones and pesticides.

Stop Poached Seafood From Being Sold in America

Stop Poached Seafood From Being Sold in America

Illegal seafood has been making its way onto American dinner plates without public knowledge. Demand proper documentation to ensure seafood is not coming from poached bounties.

Praise Food Company for Addressing Climate Change

Praise Food Company for Addressing Climate Change

The food industry in the United States plays a significant role in creating waste and carbon emissions. One giant food corporation is attempting to reverse the negative impact that the industry has had on the environment. Sign the petition to thank this company for committing to sustainability.

Condemn Fox News for Fear Mongering

Condemn Fox News for Fear Mongering

Fox News continually attempts to instill its viewers with fear that their lives and values could be taken from them, convince them that violence is an effective solution, and incite hatred for minority and oppressed groups. Condemn Fox News for its fear mongering tactics.

Applaud Innovative Idea for Socially-Conscious Business Model

Applaud Innovative Idea for Socially-Conscious Business Model

In recent years, many people view big business as an evil entity, manly because of the corrupt and profit-led behavior of a small number of businesses. Sign the petition to thank one CEO who is trying to regain the original spirit of capitalism — to make life better for everyone in society.

Denounce Sexist and Sleazy ‘Back-to-School’ Ad Campaign

Denounce Sexist and Sleazy ‘Back-to-School’ Ad Campaign

Clothing company, American Apparel, has a long history of promoting sexist and demeaning images of women has launched an ad campaign that objectifies an apparently underage girl. Demand this company be more respectful of women.

Keep the Internet Free and Open

Keep the Internet Free and Open

Internet providers want to allow companies to pay a fee to give their websites priority and make them load faster. This will cater to big and wealthy corporations while excluding small companies and new businesses. The FCC has decided to allow this. Please urge them to reverse their decision.

Success: Walgreens to Stay in America Instead of Dodging Taxes

Success: Walgreens to Stay in America Instead of Dodging Taxes

Walgreens Pharmacy has decided to maintain its headquarters in the United States instead of dodging billions of dollars in taxes by moving abroad. Applaud Walgreens’ decision to do the right thing and stand by its American consumers.

Thank Business for Giving Jobs to the Homeless

Thank Business for Giving Jobs to the Homeless

A new café has a bold idea: hiring the homeless. Not only does it help people in need get back on their feet, but it is also changing the public’s opinions by doing away with stereotypes and stigmas. Thank the owners for creating this opportunity of education for their community.

End Restaurant’s Rampant Wage Theft

End Restaurant’s Rampant Wage Theft

A major sandwich chain is accused of systematic wage theft affecting thousands of employees. Demand that the company’s leadership take responsibility for these labor violations and end the exploitation of its low-wage workers.

Applaud Entrepreneurs for Promoting Organic Produce

Applaud Entrepreneurs for Promoting Organic Produce

Two vegetable enthusiasts opened up a pop-up shop in Japan to introduce local residents to healthy organic foods. In Japan, fruits and vegetables that are oddly shaped are considered unsuitable to sell in grocery stores. Applaud Toru Yamashiro and Teppei Suzuki for educating consumers about organic produce and unnecessary food waste.

Persuade IKEA to Sell Vegan Meatballs

Persuade IKEA to Sell Vegan Meatballs

IKEA recently agreed to add vegetarian meatballs to its menu. While this is an admirable change, it ignores vegan customers and fails to reduce farm animal cruelty. Tell IKEA to accommodate a wider range of patrons and protect animals from abuse by providing vegan meal options.

Decrease Salt in Processed Food

Decrease Salt in Processed Food

Eating too much salt is downright unhealthy, and attempts at reducing the amount of salt Americans eat have failed. Sign the petition to encourage the gradual reduction of salt in processed food, so that we do not even taste the difference. Eventually, we will be eating a more healthful amount of salt. 

Applaud First Female Basketball Coach for Breaking Gender Barriers

Applaud First Female Basketball Coach for Breaking Gender Barriers

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has never had a full-time, paid coach. Show your appreciation for the advances made by Becky Hammon to break traditional gender barriers in the NBA.

Praise Drug Retailer for Resisting Tax-Dodging Temptation

Praise Drug Retailer for Resisting Tax-Dodging Temptation

The largest drug retailer in the United States has recently elected not to take advantage of a tax loophole and move its headquarters overseas. Applaud the company’s decision to keep American revenue on American soil.

Applaud Model for Challenging Unhealthy Fashion Standards

Applaud Model for Challenging Unhealthy Fashion Standards

Models’ stick thin standards limit and distort public perceptions of beauty. Show your appreciation of a model who seeks to alter the unhealthy standards of the fashion industry.

Support Requiring Meat Companies to Disclose Origin of Product

Support Requiring Meat Companies to Disclose Origin of Product

The meat industry recently fought against a new law that would require ‘country of origin’ labels on all packaged product. However, officials have held consumers’ right to know above the meat industry’s complaints, ruling that all packaged meat will be labeled with country of origin. Applaud the defense of transparency and consumers.

Support Protest by Much-Loved Supermarket’s Employees

Support Protest by Much-Loved Supermarket’s Employees

Recent changes at a beloved supermarket chain are replacing generous employment policies with profits and corporate greed. Applaud protesting employees and urge them to restore the store’s community values.

End Irrational Crackdown on Seed Libraries

End Irrational Crackdown on Seed Libraries

Seed libraries allow communities to share heirloom and organic seeds while increasing local sustainability–yet some have been forced to shut down. Call on federal officials to protect seed libraries against pressure from corporations and ridiculous claims that such programs invite terrorism.

Limit Subsidy for Expensive, Overprescribed Drug

Limit Subsidy for Expensive, Overprescribed Drug

The Medicare program helps seniors and people with disabilities cover the cost of vital treatments. Too often the program also reimburses drug companies for treatments never proven to be effective. Demand that regulators impose strict limits on how the cost of such drugs will be covered by Medicare, at taxpayers’ expense.