Adbusters #80: The Freedom From Want

Adbusters #80, NOV/DEC 2008

The Freedom From Want

Freedom From Want

Dame-Ren (No Good People)

As Japan embraced Western-style capitalism, it, in turn, started suffocating the Japanese. The corporation eclipsed every community in Japanese life, providing living spaces, arranging marriages and social engagements, and, most importantly, promising full-time jobs that would last a lifetime.

Enter Jamspace

Described as the dance of natural philosophy, Contact Improvisation, explores spontaneous movement by taking a point of contact with another body as its starting point for exploration through physical movement.

Cultivate Mindfulness

It might not be a typical classroom scene yet, but over the last four years mindfulness training has been introduced to classrooms in California, Pennsylvania, and British Columbia with marked success.

I Wanted to Paint Nothing

No matter what he actually saw in the soup cans, by elevating them to the level of art, Warhol managed to encapsulate the increasing emptiness of modern existence.

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Planetary Endgame
The Freedom From Want

Planetary Endgame

Three trends bode ill for our future: the increase in weather disasters, the black market in organs and the growing demand for drinking water.

Where Do You Stand On Cuba?

Where Do You Stand On Cuba?

Three vignettes from Adbusters Issue 80 capture the ambiguities of a political experiment.
Virtual Morality
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Virtual Morality

Are we free to do absolutely anything (torture, murder, rape, etc.), or will we conclude that morality does indeed have a place in virtual life?

"I Wanted to Paint Nothing"

Warhol managed to encapsulate the increasing emptiness of modern existence. If you want more meaningful art, build a more meaningful world.
Enter Jamspace

Enter Jamspace

Contact improvisation is more than just a dance, it's the ultimate expression of freedom and spontaneity.

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