If anyone happened to notice (!) last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the whole world turned pink. Now, I know I have a pink website, but I didn’t think about the “pinkwashing” industry when I set it up and created my branding! So I’m going to happily own my “Embracing Health Pink” but I have an issue with the pink ribbon brigade.
I’ve written two blogs on this subject in the past “Pink Ribbon Propaganda” and “The Pink Joke – Fundraising for Big Pharma” where I speak out about the commercialisation of Breast Cancer and how the pharmaceutical industry are playing on the good intentions of millions of people, to raise money for research into toxic drug therapies, that are going to harm people more than they help. It is an absolute rort, and Mike Adams from Natural News speaks out on this subject, and talks about how the tide is turning, as more and more people become disillusioned with the “pink” hype:
“The population at large is finally starting to wise up about breast cancer awareness, not so much as it pertains to the prevalence of the disease — you would have to be burrowed up in a hole day and night to not be aware of the existence of breast cancer these days — but rather in regards to how all the “Pink for the Cure” hysteria represents the total commercialization and corruption of the breast cancer industry.
An increasing number of women are growing disillusioned with all the pink t-shirts, pink bracelets, pink hats, pink buckets of KFC chicken, pink alcoholic malt beverages, and other outlandish pink merchandise that has ingrained itself into popular culture. They are also getting tired of having the color pink thrown in their faces as a symbol of disease, not to mention one that has been corporatized to such an astounding degree that even professional sports players now don pink towels and shoes during corporate-sponsored games…”
Read the full article here:
Do you support the “pink” industry? Do you know where your money is going? Do you think good intentioned people are being fleeced to fund Big Pharma – or are we over-reacting? Do you think “pink” fundraising will help find a cure for cancer, or are you of the school of thought that we already have cures in the natural world – we just don’t hear about them?