Consumerism

Woman pepper-sprays shoppers to nab Xbox on Black Friday

  From Occupy protests to department stores, pepper spray has been making headlines in the U.S. this month. A woman in Los Angeles was arrested in Los Angeles after she allegedly sprayed...

Rethinking our relationship with brands

Do you feel helpless amidst the battle of the brands? Author and branding consultant Bruce Philp pushes readers to reconsider the relationship between consumers and corporations.

FoodTree brings food back to its roots

Chef Anthony Nicalo's relationship to food changed during a trip to Italy. To teach Nicalo and his friend, another chef, about charcuterie and sausage making, their host Renato Fenocchio showed them...

Third World Cultures Have a Richness Too Often Lacking in First World

Living in our culture can be more difficult than living in a third world country.

The Cons of Consumption

Winnipeg curator provokes a closer look at the environmental, social costs of our collective appetite.