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...
Public Patent Foundation
Public Patent Foundation, or PUBPAT, is a non-profit organization that seeks to limit perceived abuse of the United States patent system. It was founded in 2003 by Dan Ravicher. As of 2004, there wa...
State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability
State of the World (book series) 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability is a report and project that was conceived and directed by Erik Assadourian, a senior fellow at Worldwa...
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.
Florence Kelley
Florence Kelley (September 12, 1859 – February 17, 1932) was a social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is ...
Consumer education
Consumer education is the preparation of an individual through skills, concepts and understanding that are required for everyday living to achieve maximum satisfaction and utilization of his resources...
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...
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...
Self care
In health care, self care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated.Some place self care on a continuum with health care providers at ...
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...
Income effect
In economics and particularly in consumer choice theory, the income-consumption curve is a curve in a graph in which the quantities of two goods are plotted on the two axes; the curve is the locus of ...
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
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.
Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance
The Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance 한인타운 노동연대 (KIWA, pronounced kee-wah), also known under its past name Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates 남가주 한인 노동 상담소, is a multi-ethnic immigrant worker civil...
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...