The Militant Consumer, a Consumer Advocacy Organization, Is Launching a New Website Dedicated to Empowering U.S. Consumers

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According to the Militant Consumer, “We are responsible for 70% of every dollar made by everyone in the United States but still have remarkably little clout.” This key resource for online activists is dedicated to empowering U.S. consumers with the tools, resources, skills and knowledge to hold government and corporations accountable for their actions.

The Militant Consumer is a non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to preserving the free and open marketplace through online consumer activism. Frustrated Americans now have the opportunity to join their voice with thousands of others. This key resource for online activists is dedicated to empowering U.S. consumers with the tools, resources, skills and knowledge to hold government and corporations accountable for their actions.

The Militant Consumer provides original common sense solutions to pressing consumer issues nationwide. Other content includes feature articles on important issues, thought provoking blogs by experts in the field, and a stream of consumer news and information. The Online Activist is the one-stop resource for consumer advocacy groups. Militant Alerts highlight new issues and campaigns. Tools of the Tirade provide easy-to-use information on how to contact lawmakers as well as tips for effective citizen advocacy.

With consumer spending accounting for 70% of the United States’ GDP, the American consumer should be the single most powerful force in this economy. All too frequently, however, consumers find themselves disadvantaged by American companies that use their financial support of the political system to create an uneven marketplace.

In spite of decades of this treatment, consumers too often rely on the government to intercede on their behalf and make the marketplace more equitable. Consumers need to establish themselves as a vigilant force for marketplace reform and use education, organization and commitment to combat the seemingly endless proliferation of marketplace abuses.

According to The Militant Consumer, “American consumers get no respect. We are responsible for 70 cents of every dollar made by everyone in the United States. The American Consumer should be the single most powerful force in this economy yet we have remarkably little clout. Studies show that consumer’s frustration and rage is at an all time high. The Militant Consumer’s goal is to redefine the marketplace, leveling the field so that companies and consumers can speak with an equal voice.”

The Militant Consumer is a source for:

  •     Consumer Advocacy
  •     Government Accountability
  •     Consumer Education and Online Activism
  •     Consumer Awareness and Protection
  •     Creative and Common Sense Solutions
  •     Organizing the Consumer Movement

Numerous times, the United States has witnessed the power of activism when millions of people raised their voices together. In the enlightening words of Margaret Mead, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” The mission of The Militant Consumer is to give a positive voice for change to consumers’ anger and frustration and to help the U.S. economy not only remain the world’s most vibrant and powerful but become its fairest.

Join with thousands of others and log on to the Militant Consumer. You can also find us on Facebook. Make your voice heard at http://www.militantconsumer.com.

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