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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.