Yesterday a government panel of scientists advising the Dietary Guidelines Committee released its final report for 2010. The federal government’s official Dietary Guidelines are revisited every five years in order to keep them current with the latest science-based nutrition and dietary research. The results brought some good news...
ActivistCash.com is a hub for providing in-depth research about hundreds of people and groups, from Greenpeace to the Center for Science in the Public Interest to the Tides Foundation. We’ve rolled out 24 new profiles, along with biographies of dozens of movers and shakers in...
Somehow, we knew it would end well. After MSNBC expressed interest in our press release today and the the Associated Press placed an inquiry, the social networking company Facebook has finally answered our concerns about its its Guidelines, which prohibit the promotion and prize-awarding of...
We were left speechless upon learning this week that Facebook is lactose-intolerant. The popular social media website has an official policy banning the promotion of dairy products. We’re not making this up. The Facebook Promotions Guidelines state that promotions are banned if the “objective is to promote any...
Earlier this month, a lobbying group called the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) released a survey they said showed that most Americans support capping interest rates on short-term loans. Data collection and analysis isn’t exactly this activist group’s forte, so it’s not surprising that when CCF took a
The Center for “Responsible” Lending have a new study that proves only one thing: in pursuit of their anti-credit crusade, CRL won’t hesitate to manipulate data or accuse their competitors of racism. It should be no surprise though, as the North Carolina-based activist group, it has a long...
At the Center for Consumer Freedom, we follow activist groups in all shapes and sizes -- nutrition zealots, seafood scaremongers, save-the-cows prima donnas, and more. Their pet issues may vary, but groups like PETA and the Center...
Straight on the heels of newly approved regulations that effectively ban payday lending services in Ohio, a study released today from Dartmouth College demonstrates that a 2007 cap on short-term payday loans in Oregon has substantially harmed borrowers there. The study shows why anti-payday activists are so...
As Americans went to the polls to vote for their next President, activists in various localities pushed their personal agendas through ballot initiatives. Big Government was handed another (nanny) state last night when a proposal to uphold limits on payday loans was approved in Ohio. As we told...
Environmental activists have been congratulating themselves left and right over the news of Monsanto’s decision to sell off its production-boosting synthetic dairy hormone (recombinant bovine somatotropin, or rBST). But as a St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist pointed out today, the anti-technology crowd may have been a little...