Can Komen for the Cure be Reformed?

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans   To me the issue was settled.  Nancy Brinker and Komen for the Cure had caved into pressure from the right wing and Cecile Richards and Planned Parenthood had taken them to the woodshed and taught them a lesson about what women really care about and in so doing administered a public humiliation that permanently …

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Shame on Komen Foundation Craven Cave-in on Planned Parenthood

Health Care Ideas and Issues

New Orleans   It was shocking today to read that the Komen Foundation, well known for its ubiquitous “pink” crusade against breast cancer, in the most craven way caved into right-wing pressure and unilaterally defunded Planned Parenthood.  Komen has been increasingly controversial in the anti-cancer health movement for emphasizing marketing and branding over research and cures, …

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