Archive: Feb 2004

Anti-Corporate-Hypocrites: Walk A Mile In Our Shoes

“It’s gotten to the point where I almost think I’ve become a terrorist,” Adbusters founder Kalle Lasn admitted last fall. His anti-corporate zealots make no secret…
Posted February 27, 2004 at 12:00 am

Advertising-Obesity Link Doesn’t Ad Up

The self-described “food police” at the Center for Science in the Public Interest argue that “State Attorneys General and trial lawyers should consider options…
Posted February 26, 2004 at 12:00 am

Part Two: Bill Moyers Departs PBS

On Monday we told you how Bill Moyers, the departing host of PBS’ “Now,” has turned his show into a virtual infomercial for misguided environmental causes. Moyers used…
Posted February 25, 2004 at 12:00 am

Sarah Jane Has A Beef

The flacks at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are aglow about their newest celebrity recruit: Australian model Sarah Jane, touted as “The World’s Most Downloaded Woman.” She has…
Posted February 24, 2004 at 12:00 am

Bye-Bye, Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers, who won more than 30 Emmy awards during a long career in broadcast journalism, will give up his weekly PBS show “Now” after the…
Posted February 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

Green Activists Fret About ‘Politicized’ Science

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) — which famously declared in 1998 that the threat of nuclear weapons in North Korea was exaggerated and, in 1980,…
Posted February 19, 2004 at 12:00 am

PETA Running From The Truth

The truth can hurt. Sometimes, it is so embarrassingly hideous that its enemies are moved to vigilante censorship and vandalism. Anything to shield the public from the awful truth. And…
Posted February 18, 2004 at 12:00 am

Don’t Worry, Eat Happy

Everywhere we turn these days, we’re confronted with another dire warning to stop eating something, lest that something harm us and everyone we care about. We are told that most…
Posted February 17, 2004 at 12:00 am

Developing Nations Rebuke Good Food, Bad Food Cops

When the United States objected to the World Health Organization’s global anti-obesity strategy and its call for fat taxes, nutritional puritans threw a fit. The U.S.
Posted February 16, 2004 at 12:00 am

Happy Valentine’s Day, John Banzhaf

When the Center for Consumer Freedom decided to send John “Sue the Bastards” Banzhaf a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day, we ran into an obvious problem: How…
Posted February 13, 2004 at 12:00 am