Archive for the 'Commercial Culture' Category

"Let’s Move" on curbing junk food sales to children

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The “Let’s Move” Campaign to battle childhood obesity targets 4 campaign pillars which are appropriate and laudable strategies.  But, Mrs. Obama, these 4 pillars will fail if you do not add an essential 5th pillar to your Campaign:  Curbing the power of corporations to market junk food to children I’m sure you know that marketing […]

Guest Post: Is Hooking Up Good for Girls? by Rachel Simmons

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

By Rachel Simmons | February 25th, 2010 | 107 comments As a relationship advice columnist for Teen Vogue, I get a lot of mail from girls in “no strings attached” relationships. The girls describe themselves as “kind of” with a guy, “sort of” seeing him, or “hanging out” with him. The guy may be noncommittal, […]