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Are corporate interests trumping children’s rights?


From the New York Times, Aug 21.


Joel Bakan, law professor at the University of British Columbia and author of “Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children,” writes on how corporate interests are  trumping children’s rights.


When I sit with my two teenagers, and they are a million miles away, absorbed by the titillating roil of online social life, the addictive pull of video games and virtual worlds, as they stare endlessly at video clips and digital pictures of themselves and their friends, it feels like something is wrong.


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Melanie Mayo-Laakso is the Content Manager for Mothering.com. Mothering is the birthplace of natural family living and attachment parenting. We celebrate the experience of parenthood as worthy of one's best efforts and are at once fierce advocates for children and gentle supporters of parents.



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