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Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?

Neal Lawson and Ruth Potts, both campaigners and writers, go head-to-head.…

  • Sat Jun 1 11:16:00 2013
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Not the last time London will burn

Some put the London riots down to inequality, others criminality…

  • Tue Aug 9 11:57:00 2011
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The First World Debt Crisis

Some random thoughts on how the crisis migrated from 'Third' to 'Second' and now 'First' worlds - and has run out of runway...…

  • Fri Oct 10 10:40:00 2008
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Life is a Picnic

The scene was just as I remembered from many decades ago, when my grade5 teacher asked us to name one of the seven wonders of the world, and Istuck up my hand and blurted out the Scarboro bluffs. My wife Loriand good friend Harriet joined me for a trip down memory lane on CanadaDay when we went for a picnic in my old haunts…

  • Tue Jul 22 06:12:00 2008
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Bust! the gambling boom

*David Ransom* finds a likeness between the addictions of gambling and the speculative impulses of capitalism.…

  • Sun Jun 1 22:27:00 2008
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The triumph of triviality

Our culture’s tolerance for seriousness has never been lower, argues *John F Schumaker*.…

  • Tue Apr 1 03:45:00 2008
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Consumption - The Facts

Consumption - The Facts…

  • Thu Nov 2 00:00:00 2006
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Sizzzzle

How big brands steal children’s hearts.…

  • Fri Sep 1 22:57:00 2006
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Give them credit

As the credit card consumes Chile, *Lezak Shallat* takes stock.…

  • Wed Aug 2 00:19:00 2006
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The happiness conspiracy

What is happiness? John F Schumaker argues our socio-economic system is designed to spew out citizens eternally in search of satisfaction.…

  • Sun Jul 2 02:09:00 2006
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