May Day, Murdoch and the murder of Milly Dowler. What do they have to do with the 2012 U.S. general election? This year's election will undoubtedly be the most expensive in U.S. history, with some projections topping $5 billion. Not only has the amount of spending increased, but its nature has as well, following the 2010 U.S.
A little girl questions why girls are encouraged to want and buy "all this pink stuff."
What's in a name? Take socialism.
When I see how opinion leaders all agree the NDP should erase it from party documents, I start thinking they should keep it. Anything that irritates so many sententious people must have a secret ingredient.
The word itself is malleable. It doesn't carry specific historical baggage like communism, Stalinism or fascism. It's more like newspaper, which used to have a lot to do with news and paper. Now it's harder to figure out what's news and it isn't always paper. Newspapers are often out there in the ether, another word that used to mean something else.
Numerous consumer social movements have utilized the practice of culture jamming to undermine mainstream cultural institutions -- including that of corporate advertising.
The imitation of advertisements and modification of logos are popular tactics used by jammers to disrupt the intended message of marketers. In light of this, culture jamming is sometimes mistaken for vandalism.
The term ‘culture jamming’ was first coined in 1984 by San Francisco-based collage band Negativland.