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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Mark J. Green
Mark J. Green (born March 15, 1945) is an author, former public official, public interest lawyer and a Democratic politician who lives in New York City. He worked with Ralph Nader from 1970 to 1980,...
Consumer behaviour
Consumer Behaviour is the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and the processes they use to select, secure, use, and dispose of products, services, experiences, or ideas to satisfy needs an...
Anarchism
Anarchism is a political philosophy that advocates stateless societies often defined as self-governed voluntary institutions, but that several authors have defined as more specific institutions based ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
National Consumers League
The National Consumers League, founded in 1891, is an American consumer organization. The National Consumers League is a private, nonprofit advocacy group representing consumers on marketplace and wor...
Regenesis (non-profit organization)
Regenesis is Canadian-based, university focused environmental and social justice organization. Regenesis was originally founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2007 by a group of student activists, i...
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
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...
Stiftung Warentest
Stiftung Warentest is a German consumer organisation and foundation involved in investigating and comparing goods and services in an unbiased way. It was founded on 4 December 1964 by the Federal Repu...