Se enorma klädkyrkogården – här hamnar helt nya kläder. Zeynep Tufekci: We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads. Paediatricians Now Advised It’s ‘Dangerous To Call Breastfeeding Natural’ We're creating viewer supported news.
Become a member! Is it dangerous to use the term natural? Paediatricians are now being advised to think so, particularly when it comes to describing breastfeeding. Pink Attitude : Princesses, Pop Stars and Girl Power. Tiny Homes Banned in U.S. at Increasing Rate as Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living. As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways, including the rising popularity of tiny houses.
These dwellings, typically defined as less than 500 square feet, are a way for people to break free of mortgages, taxes, utility bills and the general trappings of “stuff.” They’re especially attractive to millennials and retirees, or those seeking to live off-grid. But government and corporations depend on rampant consumerism and people being connected to the grid. Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008) (trailer) Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car.
Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the explosive growth of child marketing in the wake of deregulation, showing how youth marketers have used the latest advances in psychology, anthropology, and neuroscience to transform American children into one of the most powerful and profitable consumer demographics in the world. Consuming Kids pushes back against the wholesale commercialization of childhood, raising urgent questions about the ethics of children's marketing and its impact on the health and well-being of kids. Buy the DVD, Host a Film Screening.
Affluenza (1997) AFFLUENZA is a groundbreaking film that diagnoses a serious social disease - caused by consumerism, commercialism and rampant materialism - that is having a devastating impact on our families, communities, and the environment.
We have more stuff, but less time, and our quality of life seems to be deteriorating. By using personal stories, expert commentary, hilarious old film clips, and "uncommercial" breaks to illuminate the nature and extent of the disease, AFFLUENZA has appealed to widely diverse audiences: from freshmen orientation programs to consumer credit counseling, and from religious congregations to marketing classes. With the help of historians and archival film, AFFLUENZA reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prized thriftiness - with strong beliefs in "plain living and high thinking" - into the ultimate consumer society.
The Videos Are In: US Shoppers Go Wild, Beat Each Other Up To Celebrate Black Friday Sales. It's Black Friday which means the US is flooded with videos of its favorite pastime: mauls in the malls, as vicious brawls and fights break out among total strangers across across America's countless retail outlets.
The first videos trickle in: And yet, this year there may be a shift. Moments ago IBM Watson Trend released the latest Thanksgiving online sales which rose 26% from 2014, with mobile traffic reaching nearly 60% of all online traffic, an increase of 14.8% over 2014. WTF America? 2015 Black Friday Fight Videos Show How the US Has Lost Its Humanity. This year, Black Friday started on Thursday after an early Thanksgiving dinner.
What a crime! So many people leaving family time to shop and feed their materialist god. However, all these “deals” people believe they get are really false.