How breakfast cereal makers entice kids into a life of sugar crimes

It’s not quite in the category of marketing cigarettes to young teens, but the efforts by food and beverage companies to entice children to consume sugary breakfast cereals and soft drinks are highly effective, if not controversial. Public health authorities have repeatedly warned that food marketing influences children’s food preferences and diet, and contributes to […]

Deconstructing the Gay Consumer

You could make the argument, at least in the Western world, that corporations have been ahead of public policy in recognizing equal rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people (LGBT). In jurisdictions where governments have been timid, a great many employers offer protection against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. At the same time, marketing […]