:: Monday, February 09, 2004 ::

Ban the Brand

Currently in Edinburgh a campaign is underway to stop the growing menace of corporate sponsorship in our schools. Everything that moves is getting a Coke or Adidas label on it. Of course the schools are desperate for the cash. But parents just face more problems with their kids demanding the latest, greatest Beckham approved boot and stuffing their faces with deeply unhealthy Coke, McDonalds etc. Even the Scottish Parliament has forced some concessions concerning advertising from these multinationals. The underlying issue is a creeping privatisation of education.

More info via No Sweat

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