Appropos to our ongoing breast cancer/pink debate ...

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Appropos to our ongoing breast cancer/pink debate ...
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Sun, 11-10-2013 - 9:39am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNMELBDFuJY

 

This is a video that The Girl had to watch and discuss in her sociology class.  I haven't watched it yet, but she told me about it.  I'll watch it later (it's long). 

Thoughts?

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jamblessedthree wrote:
It begs a question... Really? You don't see the mdse on clearance as soon as November arrives? Of course retailers profit from the sale of it..

I just said that in another thread, lol!!  If anyone donates, she is delinquent if she does not check out that charity with the US Attorney or her state Attorney General's Office first.  It's so easy, I just imagined everyone did that?  The opponents of the Pink campaign are truly sharing some eye-opening stuff, but not in a good way sadly.  Wowza.

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"Marla, you are not a well woman...." ------- You have some problem with supporting the cause in a positive manner??? ;)
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Marla, you are not a well woman....
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Crap Marla! A little NSFW warning would have been nice ...

"I don’t mind a banshee, that’s fine. 2 banshees? I HATE you. I actually wish bad things upon you." -- Day[9] Daily #459 P1

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"I wonder how many here would get all warm and fuzzy with this pinkwashed product?" --------- Bwa! Warm and slippery maybe?
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I wonder how many here would get all warm and fuzzy with this pinkwashed product?

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"Also, I love Barbara Ehrenreich." ---------- Ditto! She had a lovely quip about how her cancer was not a "journey" that had made her all evolved and wonderful. Mostly, she said, it had just made her immensely POed.

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It begs a question... Really? You don't see the mdse on clearance as soon as November arrives? Of course retailers profit from the sale of it..

 

 

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This begs the question: How much do these companies profit from the sale of these products versus how much do they contribute to the cause?

I will never contribute to "pink" again, though I have in the past. I know better how to contribure to causes that make a difference.

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Thanks for posting. I just watched it. I had no idea that the research was so disconnected.

Also, I love Barbara Ehrenreich.