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Your Really Shouldn’t Be Drinking That Water

The quality of our drinking water is finally an urgent consumer issue. And not a day too soon. Why the…

Falling-Apart Houses

Shoddy housing construction is a national plague. Homeowner complaints are inundating local, state and federal housing officials. Cheated homeowners in…

Death in the Mines

With more casualties to be counted, the Sunshine Silver Mine disaster at Kellogg, Idaho is already the country’s second worst…

Seeing How the Other Half Lives

That inveterate opponent of consumer rights, the US Chamber of Commerce, is now trying to disown the role its staff…

US Chamber of Commerce and CPA

WASHINGTON — That inveterate opponent of consumer rights, the US Chamber of Commerce, is now trying to disown the role…

Highway Booby Traps

A New York City television repairman, named Joseph Linko, takes photographs of highway engineering hazards as a hobby. For five…

Tax Man Mills

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate, Wilbur Mills, the Congressional powerhouse from Little Rock, is troubled over the gathering revolt against the…

Mobile Chickens Coming Home to Roost

In the past two years, letters from irate mobile home owners have been pouring into Washington. Their complaints cover almost…

Freezing the Consumer

With all the flap about the Pay Board, too little attention has been given to the Price Commission. Headed by…

Consumer Protection Agency

When Illinois Senator Charles H. Percy took to the floor of the Senate recently, he said some things the national…