10:46pm

Sun June 24, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: Who’s profiting from pink ribbon campaigns?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. Every year, billions of dollars are raised to put an end to breast cancer. Countless women and men walk, bike, climb and shop for the cure. Where does the money go and what does it achieve? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here.  Have you participated in pink ribbon campaigns and cancer walks? Do you know how your money is spent? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar you.

Guests:

Ravida Din, producer of Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Samantha King, Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Studies/Cultural Studies Program at Queen's University in Canada, and author of Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy

Web Resources:

Pink Ribbons, Inc. trailer

Pink Ribbons, Inc. showtimes

Washington Post: Detailing the problems of ‘breast cancer culture’

Women e news: ‘Pink Ribbons Inc.’ Bares Breast-Cancer Marketing

UPI: In asking the tough questions, "Pink Ribbons, Inc." is moving and informative

Salon: The tyranny of pink

Barbara Ehrenreich, Salon: Slap on a pink ribbon, call it a day

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