Lisa Ann Richey

Lisa Ann Richey

Lisa Ann Richey is a visiting professor at The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, professor of international development studies at Roskilde University in Denmark, and co-author of the book Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World.

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Red Nose Day is typical of "brand aid” initiatives that engage consumers in low-cost heroism as a way to channel good intentions into politically unquestioning and commercially lucrative options. Views
Sunday, May 27, 2018
There Are Better Ways To Fight Poverty Than Giving Money To Corporations
Thursday is Red Nose Day, an annual fundraiser hosted by Comic Relief USA , a charity aiming to end child poverty. The campaign encourages people to purchase red clown noses at Walgreens for $1 and pass the proceeds on to a number of partnering charities. One can also purchase Red Nose products...
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