Can you be a 'Zero Plastic Hero' and shop plastic-free for an entire week?
Christmas shopping can be the worst. Even when you avoid large chains and shopping centres like the plague. Here are some alternatives.
Michael Stewart takes a critical look at the dynamics and logic of consumer-based solutions to social issues like homelessness.
Come out on the busiest shopping day of the year to break the spectacle of consumerism and help raise the vibration of this city!
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.
Are there certain things women should have accomplished and purchased by the time they turn 30? Meghan Murphy critiques a list by Glamour.
While fair trade channels more income into agricultural communities, it ultimately fails to address the colonial capitalist structures that produce the impoverishment of farmers on an ongoing basis.
Feb 17, 2012
274 Garry StreetWinnipeg , MB
Canada49° 53' 35.9988" N, 97° 8' 25.9728" W
Marusya Bociurkiw examines how affect (passionate sites of feeling) and consumerism work together to produce shows like Canada: A Peoples' History, North of 60 and television coverage of the Olympics.
Oct 4, 2011 to Oct 5, 2011
252 Bloor Street West, 7th floor St. George Subway StationM5S 1V6 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 4.4004" N, 79° 23' 54.1392" W
The Story of Stuff takes you on a tour of our consumer-driven culture -- from resource extraction to iPod incineration.
British Prime Minister David Cameron attributes the recent riots in England to irresponsibility and selfishness. Faiza Shaheen thinks a lot of other factors came into play.