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Engineering the way out of climate disaster

by From Adbusters #119: It is often said that the first full image of the “blue planet,” taken by the Apollo 17 space mission in December 1972, revealed Earth to be precious, fragile and protected only by a wafer-thin atmospheric layer. Show More Summary

A megacity runs dry

A water shortage in São Paulo, the largest city in a country that holds 20 percent of Earth’s fresh water supply. From Adbusters #119: I am writing by candle light. The aching in my hand and the irregular handwriting reminds me that it’s been a long time since I wrote on paper and not a keyboard. Show More Summary

Palestine Joins ICC

What does it mean to be human?

And how do we live as a result? by From Adbusters #118: Corey Arnold Like goldfish in a bowl totally ignorant of “water,” we often fail to notice how colonized our consciousness has become by capitalism and how the resulting ideology permeates our life. We find we revert to the same flawed thoughts that caused our problems to fix them. Show More Summary

Are we the last of the daydreamers?

by From Adbusters #118: In the quiet suburb where I was raised, there was a green hill near our house, a place where no one ever went. It was an easy trek, over the backyard fence and up a dirt path. I would go there on weekends with a book if I wanted to escape the company of family or merely remove myself from the stultifying order of a household. Show More Summary

On the road to a Pre-War world?

Excerpted from Walter Russell Mead’s “Have We Gone From a Post-War to a Pre-War World?”. by From Adbusters #118: On June 28, 1914, a chauffeur panicked after a failed bomb attack on his boss, took a wrong turn and came to a complete stop in front of a café in Sarajevo where Gavrilo Princip was sitting. Show More Summary

But who will clean up the mess?

Oil and gas companies remain among the most profitable corporations in the world, largely because of externalized costs. Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson makes more than $100,000 a day. Oil and gas companies remain some of the most profitable corporations in history, with the top five oil companies pulling in $900 billion in profits from 2001 to 2010. Show More Summary


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Militarists and Haters Win in Israeli Elections

We wink to them, Good Night!

by From Adbusters #118: Rafiq Maqbool | AP For the past few decades, globally, many well-meaning but demoralized people, especially artists and intellectuals, but also activists, have been losing sleep. They suffer from a peculiarlyShow More Summary

Click Farm

by From Adbusters #118: We are trapped in this system. We live in bondage. Chained to the workplace, school, home, bedroom, subway tunnel and fiber optic web?—?we use these to define the self. Wherever we are, we feel nowhere; what ever we do, we feel empty. This despair is life when potential has been amputated. Show More Summary

Slow down and think

by From Adbusters #118: Field Guide for Virtual Warfare Youssef Boudlal/Reuters I am a college professor and the mother of a first-grader. From my position, I can see the entire educational pipeline in our country, from the young students who enter to the adults who leave. Show More Summary

Taking on the "high priests" of money

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Love and Survival

by From Adbusters #118: David Gray/Reuters By late July 2014, I couldn’t put it off any longer. I had been living in Mexico for almost eight years with Washington, D.C. license plates on my car. If I wanted to apply for permanent resident...Show More Summary

Hey Adbusters:

Hey Adbusters, You’ve been bashing postmodernism a lot lately. Good, I say. It’s about time we moved on. But it occurs to me that the term postmodernism is misunderstood almost everywhere it’s used; some of my professors and almost all of my fellow students would be at a loss even to begin a definition of the term. Show More Summary

Extremely Normal

What I saw at Yale I have continued to see at campuses around the country. Everybody looks extremely normal, and everybody looks the same. No hippies, no hipsters, no butch lesbians or gender queers, no black kids in dashikis. The geeks don’t look that geeky; the fashionable kids go in for understated elegance. Show More Summary

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