Aug 032012
 
Olympic Badminton Players Blowing the Whistle on Widely Used but Flawed Competition System - Media Ignore It!

Eight Olympic badminton players were disqualified because they clearly tried to lose a match against each other in the early rounds which would give them […]

Feb 152012
 
Whitney Houston died - Why is this in the News?

I am Whitney Houston fan. I am sad to hear she died. However, I am also a fan of many other artists many of which […]

Oct 302011
 
The untold story of a rising species and its global destruction through over-production

The human species has always loved producing things. It loved it so much that it produced things to last only a short time so they […]

Oct 212011
 

One of the consequences of decades of growing corporatism – governments in bed with large corporations – is the unbelievable power of the pharmaceutical industry. […]

Aug 222011
 
7 techniques used by governments & media to push freedom smashing legislation

It is tempting to feel that we can never be safe enough. Any measure that increases our security must be a god thing right? Well, […]

Aug 152011
 
Congratulations Sao Paulo, Brazil! Successfully fighting advertising and visual pollution for 4 years!

It has been over four years now that one of the biggest cities in the western world has banned any form of outdoor advertising: Sao […]

Aug 142011
 
14 ideas how to reduce advertising and over-consumption

With the use of free Adblock plugins in internet browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome it has become easy to reduce advertising – […]

Aug 112011
 
Riot criminality - a product of consumerism and social breakdown?

Here is an excellent article on how consumerism should be considered the true direct cause of riot crimes (and probably many others). Consumerism, of course, […]

Aug 092011
 
Shocking! Governments only interested in getting us back to over-consumption

It’s unbelievable. We are facing a serious global crisis (global fiat money system collapsing, resource and energy shortages,..) and all our  countries’ leaders care about […]

Aug 052011
 

Some printers simply use ink just to clean their printer heads. This already adds significantly to ink consumption. Moreover, the wasted ink accumulates in the […]

Aug 022011
 
How come the stock market gets free advertising in the mainstream news (USA, Australia)?

One thing I noticed when I moved to the US – and to a lesser extend  when I moved to Australia – was the consistent […]

Jul 312011
 
The bizarre business of intentional product failure: planned obsolescence

For at least a century many products have been purposefully designed to fail – so we can buy them again and again. This rather bizarre […]