Pink Ribbons: What Are They Tied To?

This is a trailer for a documentary coming out Friday about the "pinkification" of breast cancer. Could it be any more timely, considering the exposure of the Susan G Komen Foundation as a right-wing tool? So much information has emerged, so

This is a trailer for a documentary coming out Friday about the "pinkification" of breast cancer. Could it be any more timely, considering the exposure of the Susan G Komen Foundation as a right-wing tool? So much information has emerged, so little time. With many thanks to those who contributed links to my original post on this topic, I'd like to suggest that we support this film, and all efforts to marginalize the SGKF's hijacking of women's health for right-wing causes.

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Via BigDaddyMalcontent, MoJo reports on founder Nancy Brinker's ties to the Republican party. BigDaddy also dropped this link to Barbara Ehrenreich's article for Harper's tracing the incestuous relationship between SGKF and AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company. Kate points us to the long list of 1 percenter corporate sponsors of the SGKF. Howard Dean puts everything in perspective.

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