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No more ads for prescription drugs!

Kudos to the American Medical Association for pushing back against “big pharma” and advocating for their patients! Today’s headlines announce a new AMA policy that blames “direct-to-consumer” prescription drug advertising for skyrocketing drug costs and inappropriate treatment. 915 more words


Do you know your shopping rights? Take this quiz and see for yourself!

Christmas is getting close scarily fast! Do you know what you are legally entitled to if something goes wrong with your purchase? Why not try the mini quiz contained in the link below to check what you REALLY know about your rights?! 7 more words

What Might "Access to Justice Sullivan Principles" Look Like?

I recently blogged about the idea of access to justice “Sullivan Principles”.  As man will remember, the Sullivan Principles were a set of principles for corporations about dealing with the old apartheid regime in South Africa.  562 more words


My Favorite Catalog is the One I Don't Receive: Do You Know About Catalog Choice?

Do you love receiving unsolicited catalogs in the mail? Then by all means, don’t read this.

You know that scene in “Dead Poets Society” where Robin Williams’ character makes his students rip the intro out of their poetry textbooks?   299 more words

Wing's Words

Consumers SHUT UP or Else!!

Corporate America has a better gig going than the Mafia ever thought of.  Companies are increasingly worried about bad reviews consumers post online on such sites as Yelp and, basically, the message from Corporate America is “Shut up or else!”.  489 more words


How well do you know your shopping rights this Christmas?

January is historically the busiest time for the national consumer helpline run by Citizens Advice as people complain about goods purchased over the Christmas period. 358 more words