New Internationalist

Consumerism

We have 40 articles tagged Consumerism. Showing pages 1 to 10.

Thumbnail for story:

The demoralized mind

John F Schumaker asks how we can treat our sick culture and make ourselves well.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Why I joined a cult last weekend

‘All hail McDonald’s! Marvel at its miraculous transformation ofrainforests into obese children!’ thundered the ‘Rev E. Littlehelps’as, watched by a crowd of amused and bemused shoppers, he dropped tohis knees to worship the golden arches. ‘Oy mate, what are you doing?’shouted an inquisitive teenager, trying to work out exactly how best totake the piss out of the Rev and his faithful followers, the iPostles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Radio New Internationalist - Ethical Shopping Special

Put away your credit card. Get out your shopping trolley. This weeks program pays a visit to ethical shopping.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Stormy waters

As the sun set last night behind the woodland that runs from themooring up the valley side, and I sat on the back (I mean ‘stern’) deckreading, I heard the squawk of a bird close to my ear..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
Thumbnail for story:

Time to put an end to rip-off culture

Kate Smurthwaite battles the lure of capitalist-driven advertising and calls for a change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
Thumbnail for story:

Recycling helps us avoid tackling climate change

Amit Singh calls for action on the true causes of environmental destruction..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
Thumbnail for story:

Fair Tax makes its Mark

The world's first independent accreditation scheme is addressing the issue of responsible tax, says Paul Monaghan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
Thumbnail for story:

The Church of Stop Shopping: coming to a bank near you

As he tours Britain with his message of radical change, now is the chance to catch Reverend Billy, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
Thumbnail for story:

Is migration green?

Why Population Matters has got it wrong on immigration, Manishta Sunnia and Benali Hamdache report.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Related

RSS feed of articles tagged Consumerism

Search results for Consumerism

Browse

Still can't find it?

Our entire digital archive is available on your browser and mobile device.

Popular tags

All tags