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It's a Date!

This move is starting to require math. Soooo many calculations. How many more rolls of toilet paper will we need until March 1st? Laundry and dishwasher soap pods? 476 more words

To give or not to give

Consumer bullshit.  Another rant in time for the holidays.  I have always been uneasy about the holiday season, despite its jolly and joyous portrayal in the media.  695 more words

On the Power of Mass Propaganda with Chris Hedges and Professor Stuart Ewen

 With the holidays approaching, what better time to step back and take a look at modern consumer culture? 

Chris Hedges  Truthdig  November 14, 2017

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Corporate Media

'Basic' personality: the trendy safe-zone of socially acceptable behaviors

There is no unchecked individuality in our culture, because we all live by the accepted social rules of our specific subcultures. We all belong to certain social culture-groups. 346 more words

Black Friday: I’m not buying it!

I’m not buying it!

Companies tout themselves as ‘sustainable’. Then dare to sell me consumer goods designed to be obsolete in an all-too-short while. 926 more words

New product scents

The Swiss retailer http://www.digitec.ch is currently running a thought provoking advertizing campaign. It is basically broadcasting what customers wrote about a product on the retailer’s website. 64 more words