School Commercialism

3 million teachers to McDonald's: We're not lovin' it

Date of Release: 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Contacts: Josh Golin (617-896-9369; josh@commercialfreechildhood.org)
Kara Kaufman (617-695-2525; kkaufman@stopcorporateabuse.org)

For Immediate Release

3 million teachers to McDonald’s: We’re not lovin’ it

Adding to corporation’s woes, nation’s largest teachers union rejects McTeacher’s Nights, marketing in schools

McDonald's CEO Can Duck My Question but Can't Ignore our Movement to Protect Kids

by: 

Charlie Feick

Yesterday, as part of an action organized by Corporate Accountability Interational, I had the opportunity to attend McDonald’s 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting and ask new CEO, Steve Easterbrook, if he is ready to commit to ending his company’s predatory marketing to kids. As a teacher, it is particularly concerning to me that McDonald’s uses schools as its own personal ad space. I know the importance of keeping marketing out of schools, especially when the brand promoted is fueling today’s health epidemic.

Did the CEO of Big Mac Tell a Whopper to His Shareholders?

by: 

Josh Golin

Don Thompson, CEO of McDonald’s, was having a rough week. The day before, more than a thousand people had staged a raucous protest at McDonald’s headquarters to demand higher wages. Now, as Thompson addressed shareholders at his company’s 2014 Annual Meeting, a determined group of mothers from Corporate Accountability International’s #MomsNotLovinIt campaign were eager to question him about McDonald’s marketing practices.

New statewide coalition calls on state board and Chicago schools for more information on inBloom program

Date of Release: 

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Contact: Josh Golin, CCFC (617-896-9369; josh@commercialfreechildhood.org)
Contact: Julie Woestehoff, More Than a Score and PURE (773-715-3989)

For Immediate Release

New statewide coalition calls on state board and Chicago schools for more information on inBloom program

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - School Commercialism