Victoria’s Secret and male body image

Sex on Tuesday

I expected that the pitfalls of body-image marketing, because its effect on women is pretty well known, would be easy to avoid. But when I flip through the pages and see perfectly chiseled eight-packs, luscious golden locks, acne-free skin and the goddamn perfect lip-bite technique I know gets panties soaked, I genuinely feel insecure.
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Wal-Mart, your workers have a problem

Newsworthy factory disasters have not swayed consumer opinions

Although there have been thousands of preventable casualties in garment factory incidents of the developing world, many are still unconcerned with the unsafe working conditions multibillion-dollar companies provide. But is safety the responsibility of the major corporations that hire subcontractors, or is safety the responsibility of government, which creates policy
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