Hidden penalties, sudden interest rate hikes, deceptive language -- those are just some of the abusive practices of credit card companies that Congress is trying to stop.
Consumer advocates applauded last week's committee votes on two historic bills to reign in the industry. But before a final bill reaches Obama's desk, there could be months more haggling -- one last chance for card company lobbyists to delay or kill the reforms.
Vancouver East MP Libby Davies at the April 4, 2009 Grand March for Housing in Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
HarperGirl is back at it again, protecting her 'man' from Mulroney and the 'family.'
Ronak Ghorbani gives us a look into what took place at the International Women's Day rally/fair that was held in Toronto this year.
Part of the series Who Are You: Identity on the Edge of Technology.
This group takes a look at the history of citizen journalism and explores who citizen journalists are and what motivates them to take part in alternative media.
Special thanks to David Spencer, Barry Wells, and Brad Slipiec.
The refrigerator Coldy 3000 makes an appeal for you to help convince EU lawmakers to pass strict efficiency standards. Brought to you by Avaaz.org
Brave New Films is putting a personal face on foreclosure, and is urging Americans to take action to prevent millions of people from losing their homes. Have you been affected by the housing crisis?
Do you know anyone who has? Brave New Films is asking you to record your story, or the story of a friend, family member, or neighbor, and send it to us in a video or through a written submission. They're collecting stories to display on http://FightingForOurHomes.com.
Journalism students from the University of Western Ontario cover the 2008 London Gulu Walk as part of their online media project, "NGOs and Social Media: Bumper Sticker or Bang for the Buck?"
Western University journalism students investigate peoples' experiences in online dating.