Friday, October 13, 2006

Bono and Oprah Go RED

In the speedlinks this morning, I mentioned the partnership of Bono and Oprah to stop AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis in Africa through a new clothing line (GAP), Apple iPods, Converse shoes, Motorola Inc. phones, and Emporio Armani. But as I watched the episode of Oprah that features this drive, I felt the need to give their effort a more prominent place.

Here is the RED manifesto:



Here is a clip from CNN in which Bono talks about the RED initiative:



This is worth doing -- and it isn't a handout, it's buying what we would already buy. And with GAP clothing, many of their products are made in Africa by the people whose lives will be saved.


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