Category Archive: Consumerism

Sep 04

No more Boys and Girls at John Lewis

‘John Lewis has become the first UK retailer to remove gender labels from its children’s clothing’, reports the Independent over the weekend. (Links on this site always open automatically in a new tab) The department store chain has taken ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ labels from its clothes.  John Lewis has also removed separate sections in all its …

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Jul 24

Boots in Morning-After Pill row

Boots has come under attack from a leading abortionist angry at the Chemist’s pricing for the morning-after pill. According to the BBC, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) issued a press release on Friday 21st July 2017.  BPAS demanded Boots and other pharmacies reduce the cost of what it euphemistically called ’emergency contraception’ Levonelle.  ‘Levonelle’ is a …

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Feb 22

Activism Marketing and the Transgender Doll

The world's first 'transgender doll' is an example of activism marketing

The world’s first ‘transgender doll’ is appearing at this week’s New York Toy Fair, according to the BBC. There have been thousands of tweets about the Tonner Doll Company product. The Twitter-sphere is divided between those supporting and those ridiculing the stunt. So how do you make a ‘transgender doll’? The manufacturers say: ‘This is …

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Dec 01

Irresponsible BBC promoting transgenderism

Hard on the heels of ‘I am Leo‘ and its ‘Just a Girl‘ series, the BBC’s ‘Victoria Derbyshire Programme’ has joined its irresponsible campaign to promote transgenderism among primary school children. The morning TV show is today telling the story of ‘Jason’, a girl who wants to be a boy. VIDEO CLIP In a video …

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Nov 18

A surer hope than cryonics

A teenager has won the right for her mother to freeze her body in the hope that she may be brought back to life. The court made the ruling in October, before the girl, 14, died from a rare form of cancer. Her father had opposed the application.  Going further, he has accused the firm …

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Aug 31

Girls becoming more unhappy

The BBC says a Children’s Society report has noted an increase in unhappiness in adolescent girls. Researchers from the Society and the University of York found that between 2009-10 and 2013-14 on average 11% of both boys and girls said they were unhappy. But the latest available figures, for 2013-14, showed while the proportion of unhappy boys …

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Mar 10

Sunday stays sort of special

The House of Commons has rejected Government plans to relax the law on Sunday trading. A motion to remove the measure was carried by 317 votes to 286.  Read the actual debate here and follow it through to see how your MP voted.  A vote for ‘Aye’ is for Sunday. A vote ‘No’ is for …

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Mar 26

Consumerism is Damaging Families, Christian Voice Researchers Discover

Global consumer culture is destroying the family, Christian Voice researchers have discovered. The net effect of a culture that prioritizes material prosperity above all else is that family relationships suffer, either directly through family breakdown, or indirectly from the array of pressures that prevent families from being properly ordered. In the course of their investigation, …

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