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Komen acceptance of drilling-linked money raises ire

In the race to raise awareness and find a cure for breast cancer, there is division among advocates. Supporters of Breast Cancer Action are protesting the decision of fellow breast cancer awareness group, Susan G. Komen, to accept a $100,000 donation from Baker Hughes, the Houston-based supplier of equipment for the oil and gas drilling industry. Baker Hughes CEO Martin ...

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EDITORIAL: Beware the ‘pinkwashing’

Before the Indianapolis Colts take to Heinz Field to square off against the Pittsburgh Steelers Oct. 26, a clash far more controversial than anything during the game is scheduled to take place. Nancy Brinker, Susan G. Komen Foundation founder, is set to accept a $100,000 check from Martin Craighead, chairman of oil and fracking company Baker Hughes Inc. Both entities ...

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