Consumerism
Consumerism is a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-greater amounts. Early criticisms of consumerism are present in the works of Thors...
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Day After Christmas Mall Violence Mysteriously Breaks Out In Dozens Of Locations Across The U.S.
Police are investigating a string of fights in malls across the country during on of the busiest shopping days of the year. There were reports of fights in m...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is A Bad Deal For The American People.
We cannot allow this agreement to forsake the American middle class, while foreign governments are allowed to devalue their currency and artificially prop-up their industries.
17 Dangerous Foods Americans Eat That Are Banned In Other Countries
A competitive marketplace means that US food companies have to get things done fast and cheap, often at the expense of human health. These are just some of the absurd things that can legally be stocke...
Anti-capitalism
Opposition to capitalism or anti-capitalism encompasses a wide variety of movements, ideas and attitudes that oppose capitalism. Anti-capitalists, in the strict sense of the word, are those who wish t...
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Anti-corporate activism
Anti-corporate activism holds that the influence of big business corporations is a detriment to the public good and to the democratic process.
Activists argue that corporate globalization correspo...
Consumer organization
Consumer organizations are advocacy groups that seek to protect people from corporate abuse like unsafe products, predatory lending, false advertising, astroturfing and pollution.Consumer organization...
Consumer protection
Consumer protection is a group of laws and organizations designed to ensure the rights of consumers as well as fair trade, competition and accurate information in the marketplace. The laws are designe...
Consumer theory
In microeconomics, the theory of consumer choice relates preferences (for the consumption of both goods and services) to consumption expenditures; ultimately, this relationship between preferences and...
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The Society of the Spectacle
The Society of the Spectacle (French: La Société du spectacle) is a 1967 work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord. In this important text for the Situationist movement, Debord ...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is A Bad Deal For The American People.
We cannot allow this agreement to forsake the American middle class, while foreign governments are allowed to devalue their currency and artificially prop-up their industries.
Substitute good
In consumer theory, substitute goods are products that a consumer perceives as similar or comparable, so that having more of one product makes him want less of the other product. Formally, X and Y are...
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Root Force
Root Force is a biocentric, decentralized, international direct-action campaign devoted to "[dismantling] the system that is killing and enslaving [the] planet and its people." Its slogan is "Demolish...
UFC Que Choisir
UFC Que Choisir (official name: Union fédérale des consommateurs, "federal union of consumers") is a French consumers group. There are 160 local groups of UFC Que Choisir in France.UFC Que Choisir def...
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Phil Edmonston
Louis-Phillip (Phil) Edmonston (born May 26, 1944, in Washington, D.C.) is a Canadian consumer advocate, writer, and former politician. He is one of the few politicians with dual American and Canadian...
Consumer choice
In microeconomics, the theory of consumer choice relates preferences (for the consumption of both goods and services) to consumption expenditures; ultimately, this relationship between preferences and...
Social anarchism
Social anarchism (sometimes referred to as socialist anarchism) is generally considered to be the branch of anarchism which sees individual freedom as being dependent upon mutual aid. Social anarchist...
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Stanley Aronowitz
Stanley Aronowitz (born 1933) is distinguished professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is also a veteran political activist and cultural critic, a...
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Criticisms of corporations
The notion of a legally sanctioned corporation remains controversial for several reasons, most of which stem from the granting of corporations both limited liability on the part of its members and the...
Alexey Limanzo
Alexey Limanzo, President of the Association of Indigenous Peoples of North Sakhalin Region, is the chairman of the council of the indigenous people plenipotentiary of Sakhalin Island
Physicians for a National Health Program
Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) is an advocacy organization of some 18,000 American physicians, medical students, and health professionals co-founded in 1987 by David Himmelstein and S...
List of anti-consumerists
An anti-consumerist is one who opposes consumerism. The following is a list of notable anti-consumerists, see anti-consumerism for the main page.
See also
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Werner Brinkmann
Werner Brinkmann (born 10 December 1946) is the Executive Director and sole member of the Board of Stiftung Warentest, the German foundation and consumer organisation, which was established in 1964.
Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader (/ˈneɪdər/, Arabic: رالف نادر; born February 27, 1934) is an Arab American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern...
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