Toys ‘R’ Us Uses Kids to Push Their Products

Published by EducationNews.org — The toy corporations mocks environmental education to make a profit. Here’s a painfully-clear portrait of our post-moral culture: A recently-released advertisement uses real kids, not actors, to deliver the message that Nature is deadly dull and that over-priced, made-in-Elsewhere consumerist toys bring true joy. The kick-off to Toys”R”Us’ holiday season isContinue reading “Toys ‘R’ Us Uses Kids to Push Their Products”

Extreme Efforts Get Kids into Functional Families.

Published by EducationNews.org — Every child deserves a loving family, preferably with blood relations. Charles Dickens filled his novels with orphans who’d “lost their people” by death or other circumstances.  The word “Dickensian” refers to a heartlessly industrializing world where such children were liabilities, plain and simple.  Actually, our current Congress seems to feel similarlyContinue reading “Extreme Efforts Get Kids into Functional Families.”