Pink Ribbon Commercialization

Top Susan G. Komen Official Resigned Over Planned Parenthood Cave-In / Atlantic Monthly / by Jeffrey Goldberg / Feb. 2, 2012.

Women with Advanced Breast Cancer Feel Left Out, Forgotten / USA Today / by Liz Szabo / Oct. 22, 2011.

Welcome, Fans, To the Pinking of America / The New York Times / by Natasha Singer / Oct. 15, 2011.

Susan G. Komen CEO: Too Much Pink Is Never Enough / Forbes / by Meghan Cassidy / Oct. 21, 2011. [This article is not critical, but is included here as a representation of the industry backlash against the mounting critique of the breast cancer culture and industry.]

Pastel Injustice:  The Corporate Use of Pinkwashing for Profit / Environmental Justice / by Amy Lubitow and Mia Davis / (vol. 4 / no. 2) 2011

Check Your Charity / Time Magazine / by Bill Saporito / June 2, 2011.

How Companies Profit From ‘Pinkwashing’ The Reporter / by Seth Fiegerman / Jul. 17, 2011

Turning Pink Into Green: The Gaping Disconnect Between the Product and the Cause Boston Globe / by Joanna Weiss / Oct. 31, 2010

The Pink Ribbon Backlash / The Globe and Mail / by Erin Anderssen / October 17, 2010

Those pink products you assume are helping cancer research? Not so Fast… / St. Paul Pioneer Press / by Allison Kaplan / Oct. 1, 2010

‘Stand Up To Cancer’ telethon brings out the stars but feels contrived / The Washington Post / by Hank Stuever / Sep. 11, 2010

Turning Cancer, Other Diseases, Into CausesNPR / by Alan Greenblat / Aug. 24, 2010

Rethink Pink NOW! Sane Solutions To Breast Cancer / The Huffington Post / by Helen Cordes / Oct. 21, 2009

Pink Ribbon Overkill: Are Companies Exploiting Breast Cancer Campaigns? / Daily Finance / by Aimee Picche / Oct. 12, 2009

Sick of Pink / The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine / by Kris Frieswick / Oct. 4, 2009

Tangled Up In Pink: The Politics of Breast Cancer / Vermont Woman Newspaper / by Katherine M. Hike / 2009

New Book: Are Everyday Products From Cosmetics To Household Cleaners Causing The High Rates Of Breast Cancer?Medical News Today / Jun. 17, 2009

Pink Ribbon Promises / Time Magazine / by Staci Stukin / 2006

All May Not Be In The Pink / St. Petersburg Times / by Melanie Ave / 2006

The Marketing of Breast Cancer / Southern Exposure / by Mary Ann Swissler /2002

The Pink Ribbon Trap: Breast Cancer Activism Has To Go Beyond Simply Encouraging Women to Get Mammograms and Joining Support Groups / CommonDreams.Org / originally published in the Los Angeles Times / by Barbara Brenner and Barbara Ehrenreich /2001

Welcome to Cancerland: A Mammogram Leads to a Cult of Pink Kitsch / Harper’s Magazine / by Barbara Ehrenreich / 2001

Shopping For The Cure / Breast Cancer Action Newsletter / by Ellen Leopold /2001

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