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Jonathan Rowe and Gary Ruskin

Bush and Kids: Standing Small

President Bush may be asserting friendship with “Old Europe,” as Donald Rumsfeld, his defense secretary, famously called it. But it is no secret that the Bush administration holds that part […]

Tough Love for the Obesity Lobby

The Bush Administration has a problem with personal responsibility. They make a big deal about it for nearly everyone — except themselves and the corporate big shots who finance their […]

The Parent’s Bill Of Rights: Helping Moms And Dads Fight Commercialism

Paul Kurnit is the president of KidShop, an advertising firm that specializes in marketing to children, and he has plans for our kids. “Kid business has become big business,” Kurnit […]

Bush’s War on Children

When kids are pitted against corporate big money in Bush’s Washington, it’s the kids who lose. Kids are the new frontier of corporate marketing.

Kids Are Obedient — to Advertisers

Children May Give Their Parents Problems and Headaches. But for Advertisers They Are Cooperative to a Fault.