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junk books featuring junk food passing as readers in at least 1 Irish school


anationoceagain

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What happens in the end? You have little to be worrying about.....
 

Johnnybaii

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Ahh, McDonalds, like the Catholic Church they like to get at them when they're young.
 

stakerwallace

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Someone made a dog's dinner out of that!
 

ger12

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Ffs
 

RobertW

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Ahh, McDonalds, like the Catholic Church they like to get at them when they're young.
As was excellently pointed out by the documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock in his 2004 film "Supersize Me" - the entirety of which can be found on Youtube

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This film should be mandatory viewing in every school in the country.
 

anationoceagain

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Children shouldn't be exposed to cheap pine wood tables at that age. could scar them for life...
 

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As was excellently pointed out by the documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock in his 2004 film "Supersize Me" - the entirety of which can be found on Youtube

YouTube

This film should be mandatory viewing in every school in the country.
Look....Pravda nor TVTripe will not show it. And it definitely will not get on the curriculum.

It is up to independent teachers like you wuth a conscience.

And nowadays, that means that you might even get yourself into trouble.
 

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It is a disgrace.

They should be learning how to work hard to pay taxes for Goldmine Sucks, and to serve in the EU's Imperial expansion.
 

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As was excellently pointed out by the documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock in his 2004 film "Supersize Me" - the entirety of which can be found on Youtube

YouTube

This film should be mandatory viewing in every school in the country.
Super Size me was incredibly biased though, I would show it as a lesson in how not to do a documentary.
 

anationoceagain

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It is a disgrace.

They should be learning how to work hard to pay taxes for Goldmine Sucks, and to serve in the EU's Imperial expansion.
Burger flippin right
 

anationoceagain

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Good god. That books horrific.
ah c'mon...it's produced by Nelson, one of the big educational publishers. but pushy parent syndrome in this country means people are almost afraid to let their kids be exposed to anything that isn't composed of organic muesli and lentils.
 
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Dylan2010

ah c'mon...it's produced by Nelson, one of the big educational publishers. but pushy parent syndrome in this country means people are almost afraid to let their kids be exposed to anything that isn't composed of organic muesli and lentils.
to be fair there would be more educational value if they went down to their local supermarkets and read the product labels. If a major educational company thinks that product placement and three words per page passes for reading material then it doesnt say much for the schools that order these books.


Apparently one poster tweeted Jamie Oliver , he'll have a cononary :D
 

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ah c'mon...it's produced by Nelson, one of the big educational publishers. but pushy parent syndrome in this country means people are almost afraid to let their kids be exposed to anything that isn't composed of organic muesli and lentils.
I dont have a dog, but I suspect burgers aren't a healthy food choice for them either.
 

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Pure propaganda. as another poster above said it's just an attempt to get them indoctrinated at a younger age. I find this corporate takeover of schools and their preaching to a captive young audience to be very nasty. Aren't there new rules for advertising this junk food sh1t to kids?
 
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All inconsequential when children waste so much time on television programming......
 

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Some time back McDonalds tried to introduce more fruit into Kids' Happy Meals:

We all know what's always included in a McDonald's Happy Meal: a burger or chicken nuggets, french fries, a toy, a soft drink. And fruit?

McDonald's announced today (June 26) that it will automatically include both produce AND french fries in every Happy Meal, meaning parents and kids no longer have to opt for either fries or fruit.
McDonald's Happy Meals To Get Less Fries, More Fruit

My first though when I heard this:

Super-size my banana! :D
 
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Pure propaganda. as another poster above said it's just an attempt to get them indoctrinated at a younger age. I find this corporate takeover of schools and their preaching to a captive young audience to be very nasty. Aren't their new rules for advertising this junk food sh1t to kids?
the greens have given it a good go, I had my 8 year old lecturing me about leaving the TV on.
 
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