Tag Archives: McDonald’s

Heat Shelters – A New Source Of Revenue? (Or: Opportunity Knocks But Once)

On this Australia Day week-end (also known as “Invasion Day” by some Aboriginal people) there is usually acknowledgment of a couple of things which are regarded as basic to the Australian character. These are an unusual fondness for sports, and … Continue reading

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Kroc Children’s Parties (Or: With Apologies To Our American Friends)

A photo essay today. In Australia, most people hold children’s birthday parties at home. A few use the McDonald’s birthday party service. In America, they have the additional option of a Kroc Center party. Kroc Centers are facilities run by … Continue reading

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The Salvation Army Kroc Centers (Or: Crying Poor)

Image: The Salvation Army Kroc Centers mascot (McKroc?) Watch out YMCA, the Salvation Army is moving in. Salvation Army “Kroc Centers” are being built all over the U.S. They are named in honour of the founder of McDonalds restaurants, Ray … Continue reading

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The McDonald’s Connection (Or: Feed the Homeless Crap)

Image: Joan Kroc, wife of the founder of McDonald’s, who left her $1.8 billion in shares to the Salvation Army The Salvation Army and McDonald’s foods have some things in common. They are both multinational corporations. The Salvation Army is … Continue reading

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