oa Journal of Marketing - All we do is sell sex, drugs and alcohol ... : 5 strong voices

Volume 2009, Issue 04
  • ISSN : 1811-9565



Election time is upon us and I can't help but become introspective about what it will take to advance our country. It is in this frame of mind that I realise marketers invest the majority of their talents in selling fast foods that make us fat, drinks that destroy families, cars that warm up the globe and drugs that keep us dependent. Little effort is spent addressing HIV Aids, cancer, poverty. What more of an opportune time to inspire my peers to get involved in political dialogue instead of whining about what isn't working?

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