Podcast
Charlene Sayo, Andrew Sayo, Eirene Cloma | For this episode, New York-based street artist Gilf! discusses America’s wars of occupation, gentrification, art, politics, activism and smashing kitchens.
Book Review
Eleanor J. Bader | Does rampant consumerism make us view those who harvest our food, sew our clothes and assemble our electronics as invisible? 'Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy' argues yes.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | In the annual lecture at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, George Monbiot challenges the idea that it's possible to put a price on nature.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Sarah Baird of the Center for a New American Dream shares some suggestions about how to resist the urge to buy a lot of stuff for our loved ones at Christmas and do something more meaningful instead.
News
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Jessica Rose | Trust us, you don't have to be a craft expert to avoid consuming this holiday. Here are just a few of the many ways to keep your holiday gifting sustainable, ethical and economical.
News
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Jessica Rose | For the second year in a row, my dad's side of the family committed to buying second hand, which meant combing thrift stores, vintage boutiques, flea markets and antique stores for the perfect gift.
News
Photo: Tim Matheson
Tania Ehret | Interactive play 'Corporations in our Heads' wraps this weekend in Vancouver after weeks of touring and asking audiences to examine their relationships to corporate culture.
Blog
Meghan Murphy | While the white, male left focuses on consumerism and 'Buy Nothing Day,' they conveniently ignore the sexist, corporate NFL.
News
Tania Ehret | Christmas shopping can be the worst. Even when you avoid large chains and shopping centres like the plague. Here are some alternatives.
Blog
Michael Stewart | Michael Stewart takes a critical look at the dynamics and logic of consumer-based solutions to social issues like homelessness.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | Come out on the busiest shopping day of the year to break the spectacle of consumerism and help raise the vibration of this city!
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | Street artists like the Brazilian twins known as Os Gêmeos are expanding not only our notion of the arena that art should inhabit but also our conception of the right to the city.