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How Much is Enough?

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the USA who is reading this post and for those of you in the rest of the world, Happy Thursday. 333 more words

Pause And Refresh

Adbusters Keaton Human Comedy Show

In grad school, I was a consistent reader of the Canadian critique of consumer-culture monthly¬†Adbusters. (I even sported a pair of its black high top uh-swoosh shoes–the anti-brand brand.) I found–and still do–that much of its Marshall Mcluhan-inspired media-scrutiny savviness¬†paired well with a traditional worldview. 1,136 more words

The Image Of "Evil"?

Throughout my research into the topic of mega corporations and their Hollywood sci-fi equivalents, I have developed an understanding of how they are constructed and what elements drive them to domination. 897 more words

Mega Corporations

Clicktivism is hurting activism

Micah White, contributing editor at Adbusters, speaks about the negative impact of clicktivism on activism. See what he thinks and let us know your thoughts!

Clicktivism

Protest Artists

Over the years more and more artists have used there influence within their discipline to produce pieces of protest art. From recently looking more into the political painting Guernica by Picasso, I started to understand the power of these pieces, and how they could be seen a leverage to a particular cause, or view point. 696 more words

Research

#BUYNOTHINGXMAS

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This year, why not take a path less traveled?

Opt-out of the consumer fest that the holidays have become, the weeks of overconsumption that leave you feeling empty. 224 more words

Subverting Empire