Barbie Hijacked by Greenpeace

Summary: Greenpeace made headlines this week when it staged a protest at Mattel’s headquarters in El Segundo, California, launching its global campaign against the world’s largest toy company. The Los Angeles Times reported: “On Tuesday, Greenpeace activists in turquoise vests rappelled down the face of the company’s 15-story headquarters in El Segundo and hung a giant banner depicting a frowning Ken doll with the message: “Barbie: it’s over. I don’t date girls that are into deforestation.”