SAMANTHA KING ~ PINK RIBBONS INC ~ 2006

~ SP ~ Strategic Philanthropy

~ TBYP ~ Think Before You Pink

~ ‘PW’-‘EBCTSP’ ~ “PinkWashers” – “Exploit Breast Cancer To Sell Products”

~ TFO-FAC-F-BC-RTO-POTD-HBSTC-F-SPSABCA ~ The Focus On – Finding A Cure – For – Breast Cancer – Rather Than On – Prevention Of The Disease – Has Been Subject To Critique – From – Some Prominent Scientists And Breast Cancer Activists

~ QT-O-NG ~ Quintessential Tools – Of – Neoliberal Governmentality

~ FTM ~ Follow The Money

~ ‘WIMFMSTGYDDTTBCOYWTS?’ ~ “Wouldn’t It Make Far More Sense To Give Your Dollars Directly To The Breast Cancer Organizations You Want To Support?”

~ ‘GP’-ATIUTD-IC-B-AOP ~ “Grassroots Participation” – A Term Increasingly Used To Describe – Individual Consumption-Based – Acts Of Philanthropy

~ TI-CETST-‘DASIPAMPTSTD-CI’ ~ There is – Considerable Evidence To Suggest That – “Depressed And Socially Isolated People Are More Prone To Succumb To Diseases – Cancer Included”

~ WDWBCT-FETSTO-S-R-A-C-TWO-W-TWOC-WFD-NTYA ~ Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Today – Face Essentially The Same Treatment Options – Surgery – Radiation – And – Chemotherapy – That Were Offered – When – The War On Cancer – Was First Declared – Nearly Thirty Years Ago

~ ISUTTBATDWBWSLAIIAA-AS-IP-O-MSA-ASIP-TIUTB-C-S-E-A-P-F ~ It Seems Unlikely That The Battle Against The Disease Will Be Won So Long As It Is Approached As – A Single-Issue Problem – Or – More Specifically As – A Single Issue Problem – That Is Unrelated To Broader – Cultural – Social – Economic – And – Political – Forces

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