How Mastercard sells its ‘gold mine’ of transaction data
Mastercard knows where people shop, how much they spend, and on what days - and it sells that information online.
Electric vehicles are good. We can make them better.
Medical Bills: Everything you need to know about your rights
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How printers keep us hooked on expensive ink
Manufacturers lock us into buying ink cartridges at exorbitant prices. There are simple steps to end the ink trap.
Less driving is possible
Residents of several states and cities have driven fewer miles on average in recent years than they did two decades ago. This decline suggests that Americans’ high levels of driving are not inevitable.
Buying LED bulbs: What to look for
Inefficient light bulbs – like incandescents and fluorescents – are being phased out for LEDs. To get the right LED, you’ll need to know how to pick the right brightness, color and bulb type for your home.
Who are the top climate polluters in the country?
America’s most polluting power plants emit more greenhouse gas pollution than some entire states. New standards addressing pollution from those plants could make a big difference for the climate.
Video Explainer: Why can’t I get a generic version of my drug?
Learn from advocates how brand-name drug companies block generic drugs from coming to pharmacy shelves.