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Schlock Doctrine: Where, and by Whom, Was Your Christmas Made?

Randall Amster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Amster

There are certainly many alternatives for purchasing products with greater ethical standards. But let's face it -- parents are busy, disposable incomes are tight, children need stimulation, time is money, and this is America.


Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like the Chinese, Obama is a Communist. So you know what that means, right? Obama not only shared his toys, but he, like the Chinese, first tainted them with lead paint.

Why Has 'China Bashing' Become So Popular?

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan Miller

When pundits such as CNN's Jack Cafferty describe the Chinese government as a "bunch of goons and thugs" and Chinese products as "junk" it becomes clear that it is the newly fashionable position is to lay in to China.

China Blasts Obama Over Call For Chinese Toy Ban

CNN | Emily Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Angry Chinese officials are taking aim at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama over his statement that he would "stop the import of all toys...

Citizen Activists Help ID Unsafe Toys

New York Times | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the Consumer Product Safety Commission ordered a recall of half a million pieces of lead jewelry yesterday, it had two unusual partners: Ward Sto...

EU: China Making Progress On Toy Safety

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

China has made "considerable progress" in tackling exports of dangerous toys and other products after a string of recalls, the European Union's consum...

Toy, Appliance Industries Paid For Dozens Of Trips For Bush Product Safety Chief

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chief of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and her predecessor have taken dozens of trips at the expense of the toy, appliance and children's...