1. For some, once Thanksgiving is over, the holiday season truly kicks off with Black Friday aka Shop till You Drop.
2. For others, the holiday season begins with Buy Nothing Day.
3. What if we all decided to no longer be manipulated by ads?
4. What if everyone broke free of the emotional hold that big companies have on our lifestyles?
5. Not Buying Day shows we really care…
These spoof ads are courtesy of Adbusters, an agency dedicated to showing how insidiously propaganda works and fighting advertising with advertising. Their manifesto:
“We are a global network of artists, writers, musicians, designers, poets, philosophers and punks trying to pull off a radical transformation of the current world order.”