Saturday, February 25, 2006

Faux Shantytowns in New York

New Yorkers and tourists will be treated to a fake refugee camps in two of the city's largest refuges: Central Park and Prospect Park. The New York Sun reports that the faux tent cities will be set up in the parks this coming September by Doctors Without Borders.

While I have nothing against publicizing the fact that 33 million people have been uprooted by war (see, this does seem strange. Where does advertising end and action begin?

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