Adbusters 77 The Global Moment

Adbusters #77, MAY/JUNE 2008

The Global Moment

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The Global Moment

A NEW REVOLUTION

The US presidential elections may finally start the revolution the rest of the world has been waiting for.

AUSTRALIA’S TURNAROUND

After a decade of conservative rule, Australia's is redressing its past so the country can move forward.

TINO SEHGAL

By creating "staged situations" Tino Sehgal forces his audiences to confront art.

MEDIA BULLY

Leonard Asper is distorting Canada's national discourse.

SOLDIER OF FORTUNE

Armed with potent drugs and technology, a dangerous breed of soldiers will fight America’s future wars.

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Life and Death of Susan Sontag
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Susan Sontag

When the life Sontag loved fell away and the death she feared took over, relaxation set into her body for the first time, a smile appeared on her lips and her brow unfurled.

East Meets West by Yang Liu
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East Meets West

In her iconic series, Chinese-born, German-raised artist Yang Liu uses simple pictograms depicting key cultural differences between East and West. China is represented by the red side and Germany by the blue.
Capitalism Under Assault

Capitalism Under Assault

The system is busted. That much is clear. Now many people are experimenting with alternatives. Roberto Mangabeira Unger has long been one of those on the cutting edge of fundamental reform. Finally he has the chance to change the course of history.

Facebook Suicide

Killing off your connection to the social-network, starting fresh.
An Evolving Sense of Beauty

An Evolving Sense of Beauty

After years of celebrating bone-thin models, the fashion industry is finally taking a stand against thinness.
Media Bully

Media Bully

As the head of one of Canada's largest media companies, Canwest CEO Leonard Asper is bullying Canadians into submission.
Mystery Meat

Mystery Meat

Not many people know where their steak comes from. But a look at how meat reaches your dinner plate might make you lose your appetite.
Street Art is Dead

Street Art is Dead

Sometime in the autumn of 2006, an anonymous figure began to splash once sacred street art. Revolutionary creativity does not shock or entertain the bourgeoisie, read communiqués posted at the scene, it destroys them.
Media Democracy on the March

Media Democracy on the March

The Federal Communications Commission is about to give Big Media a big gift. Media activists are trying to take it back.
Future Soldier

Future Soldier

Armed with potent drugs and new technology, a dangerous breed of soldiers are getting ready to fight America’s future wars.
Our Electric Brain

Our Electric Brain

The Blue Brain Project aims to solve the epic problem of consciousness. But will it let us catch consciousness in the act?
America's Revolution

America's Revolution

The US presidential elections may finally spark the American revolution the rest of the world has been waiting for.
The Global Moment

The Global Moment

Guardian columnist Martin Jacques on how the world's seismic changes are creating both great hope and danger.

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