Category: advertising

The Mind Hackers

Researchers at public universities are developing new ways of shutting down our capacity for independent thought.

Suckled on Lies

The case for banning advertisements aimed at children is overwhelming.

The Gift of Death

Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.

Selling Ecocide

Is it time to consider a ban on the adverts which help to cook the planet?

Willy Loman Syndrome

Young people are being torn apart by the gulf between expectation and reality. Is it any wonder that rates of mental illness are rising?

Feeding Crime

If governments really want to improve law and order, they should ban adverts for junk food

The Net Censors

The democratic potential of the new media is being blocked by the companies providing the technology.

No Politics Please

How Britain’s advertising rules forbid us to hear the bad news about business

Pester Power

Father Christmas has become an enemy of the people, as advertisers exploit parents for all they’re worth

Dinosaur Foresters

The Timber Trade Federation is trying to turn back the clock on forest protection