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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies, Protect Your Heart, and Save Billions of Dollars in Health Care Costs

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Elliott Negin

Does nine servings a day sound like a heavy lift? Well, consider this: If we ate just one more serving a day -- one banana or a large carrot -- we would save $5 billion annually in health care expenditures and prevent more than 30,000 heart-related deaths.

The Get Money Out Campaign

Lauren Windsor | Posted 07.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Lauren Windsor

A project of the Money Out/Voters In (MOVI) Coalition, the Get Money Out Campaign seeks to unite activists, politicians, and personalities working on diverse issues to address their root causes -- Citizens United and campaign finance reform.

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A broad coalition of consumer, community, labor, environmental, student, civil liberties, and faith-based groups are sponsoring a rally in Rancho Mira...

In The Public Interest : Why Is California So Important in Health Care Reform?

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

If Governor Schwarzenegger does the right thing, this week, the Sunshine State will set an example for other states that want to craft health care solutions that work for their consumers and small businesses.

In The Public Interest : Public Transportation, The Wave Of The Future

Erin Steva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Steva

High-maintenance, tech-savvy and outspoken are just a few of the terms describing Generation Y. But car free? According to Ad Age, the millennial coho...

CALPIRG's Critical Role in the Campaign for Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CALPIRG is working with Metro, Move LA, and a host of businesses and civic, environmental and labor groups to help LA expand its public transportation system.