Adbusters #76, MARCH/APRIL 2008

The Reconquest of Cool

The Reconquest of Cool

COOL: THE RISE, FALL AND REBIRTH OF AN ATTITUDE

A visual essay on the rise and fall of cool.

NEW WAVE COFFEE

After years of Starbucks domination, indy coffee shops are fighting back.

SINS OF OMISSION

Economists who should have won the Nobel Prize, and those that should have theirs revoked.

THE QUESTION

An Algerian journalist's harrowing account about water torture gives a disturbing glimpse at US actions today.

THE PAIN OF OTHERS

North America's growing homeless crisis challenges our own empathy.

Plus opinion and analysis by Nick Turse, Stephen Lewis, J.M. Coetzee and Linda McQuaig and Tom Green...

Images by Joe Szabo, Larry Sultan, Wolfram Hahn, Jesper Ulvelius, Amani Willlet, Stefan Abrams, Lucy Levene...

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America's Confidence Crisis

America's Confidence Crisis

After five years of lies, incompetence and disorder, the US is facing a moral crisis that it may not survive.

Vulture Funds: A New Category in Capitalism

Vulture Funds: A New Category in Capitalism

A new capitalism – brutal and conquering – is moving in. It's the capitalism of a new category of vulture funds: private equity funds with the appetite of an ogre that command colossal amounts of capital.

Caracas

Caracas

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is lifting the Caracas barrios out of poverty and giving the slums a new kind of meaning.
Waiting for D-Day

Waiting for D-Day

Mary and Dave are getting divorced after 25 years of marriage. My question is, what's the rush? Why did they wait 25 years?
Witness

Witness

Whether it's the stills of Khmer Rouge victims or the portraits of dead American soldiers, we need to witness both sides of death to understand what war has wrought.

The Reconquest of Cool

Banksy Bombs

When street artist Banksy's pictures appeared on the West Bank "partition wall," they drew the world's attention to the barrier in ways that protest and op-ed pieces could not.
The Reconquest of Cool

Bare Bones

We've been sucked into a disgusting cycle: we pile on the pounds, chase them away on the treadmill, and then celebrate with junk food. Where is our balance?
The Media's New Aesthetic
The Reconquest of Cool

The Media's New Aesthetic

More and more people are stepping up to join the ongoing battle against a media system that has left civil society out in the cold and in the dark. It’s a battle that Adbusters pledges to continue.

A Question of Numbers

Anywhere between 80,000 and 1.2 million Iraqi civilians have died since the start of the war. Why won't the media report the correct number?

Rumsfeld: Off the Hook

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has gotten away with committing war crimes. It's time to bring him to justice.

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