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Adbusters is a nonprofit Canadian based magazine, attempting to curb existing economic class structures. The magazine is geared towards anti-consumerist and environmentally friendly consumers. Founded in 1989 by Kalle Lasn and Bill Schmalz, both of which created a “global network of artist, activists, writers, pranksters, students educators, and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new socialist movement of the information age.” (1) Adbusters and Occupy Wall Street are so closely related because the magazine is the reason the movement exists today. 217 more words

The Founders of #occupy

Many people do not understand that Occupy Wall Street is a formal and unified movement. While doing my research I was surprised to know that #occupy has an official board of directors, made up of three members. 564 more words



In the late 1800s, when the infamous cigar-smoking Viennese doctor looked around at Victorian-Era Europe, he found one word to describe the particular type of insanity surrounding him—neurosis. 606 more words


Thought Provoking Material from Adbusters

If you for some reason you ain’t familiar with the magaizine Adbusters, allow me to introduce you to one of the most avant-garde and radical publications of the modern era.  73 more words


Advertising is Brain Damage (?)


I’m on the mailing list for an organisation called Adbusters Media Foundation. Their goal… well, I’m not exactly sure what their goal is. It’s confusing. 1,658 more words


Hashtag Western Society

An interesting quote from Adbusters magazine. It really summed up my mood after leaving the mall, seeing advertisements of supposed perfection, teenagers taking selfies, people attempting to buy happiness and cool. What are your thoughts?

What would Freud think?

“We are currently living through a new epidemic of insanity…one that’s far darker, more vast and troubling than anything the pioneers of psychoanalysis could have imagined.” — …

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