Tagged: Exploitation

BLOG: The Corporate Consumption Complex And The Need For A New Public Health Agenda – 2nd Part

The dominating infantilist ethos and hyper-consumption are making people and planet sick, as we struggle to find meaning, live sustainably and experience happiness in and through ourselves.
The second part of Viktor’s block buster blog post about the corporate consumption complex and the need for a new public health agenda is exploring how corporate myths fueling hyper-consumption and people’s alienation from themselves and their communities can be busted and counter-acted. And Viktor looks at how more happiness, sustainability and meaning can be restored in our lives, communities and societies…

BLOG: Unholy Alliance: How African-American Stars & Big Alcohol Exploit Black People

Beyonce, Jay-Z and other African-American super stars – despite often being parents themselves – make an unholy alliance with Big Alcohol and by endorsing and promoting alcohol brands expose black youth to an avalanche of alcohol glorification; this really puts already vulnerable and marginalized youth in harms way…

NEWS: Tribal Children Paid For Work With Alcohol

Tribal children in the African rainforests have been paid in alcohol and glue to sniff, in return for manual work.

A new Survival International report has found that market traders in the Republic of Congo ply children from the Bayaka tribe with glue, in exchange for cleaning out latrines – a basic toilet. In Cameroon Baka tribespeople, who’ve often been illegally evicted from their forest homes, are often paid in glasses of moonshine (home-brewed alcohol) in exchange for manual labour…