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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Feb 3, 2012, 04:18 PM

7. No. It turns out that they never did a lot of good work. It was mostly a sham.

A small percentage of their donations goes to cancer research, and since November they've dropped all funding for any cancer research that involves stem cells, so they don't seem to be very interested in finding a cure.

They pay their executives very high salaries, and have generally very high administrative overhead.

Their founder, Nancy Brinker, turns out to be an extremist right-wing bushco supporter who hires other extremist right-wingers into leadership positions.

They encourage companies to "pinkwash" products and then lobby to protect those companies from environmental regulation, allowing them to continue polluting the environment which probably causes cancer.

They claim to offer cash assistance to women in need but nobody ever answers their phones.

They lie. A lot.

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