“It is within the power of writers and artists to do much more: to defeat the lie!”

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Adbusters #119
Manifesto For World Revolution

In this issue:
Adbusters #119 is our second 160-page bombshell and the second chapter in our Manifesto for World Revolution series. Here, we break the shackles that have held back the environmental movement for far too long.

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“A magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces.”
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Colors Magazine “Whether in print or online, it is, as ever, a cynical, provocative but unbiased look at the world, and the way we live in it.”
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Eye Magazine “The international review of graphic design.”
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“We see a growing number of people tied together not by age, career, background, or circumstance, but by a shared interest. This revolves around a passion for potential mixed with fierce pragmatism and creative engagement. We sum all this up as the sensibility of giving a damn. But to shorten it, let's call it GOOD. We're here to push this movement and cover its realization.”
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IM Magazine

“An innovative magazine that is bringing to the Media universe a new concept: to show the best things that are done in the world in order to achieve a better world, in any field that could possibly interest humankind.”
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Package Design Magazine

“The sustainability movement is forging ahead in packaging materials and package design trends to protect the earth and find efficient solutions. Every December, Package Design publishes the latest sustainable materials, initiatives, processes, and advances that are affecting the packaging industry.”
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Mother Jones

“Mother Jones is an independent nonprofit whose roots lie in a commitment to social justice implemented through first rate investigative reporting.”
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“Plenty (as you may have guessed) is also about abundance. We want to see the world move away from fossil-fuel dependence and toward the bounty of green energy sources here on earth, like wind and solar power. And we believe that sustainable living doesn’t have to be Spartan living—hence our motto: it’s easy being green.”
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Stay Free!

“Stay Free! is a nonprofit, Brooklyn-based magazine that explores the politics and perversions of mass media and American (consumer) culture.”
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“I started this magazine as an outlet for my critique of the culture I have grown up in. I see instability all around me as the American lifestyle becomes more and more unsustainable. I am inspired by others like me who see revolution and a redesign of society on the horizon, and I hope that through unplug I can explore the problems I see and their possible solutions.”—Megan Prusynski, Creator of unplug
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“Positive Futures Network is an independent, nonprofit organization supporting people’s active engagement in creating a just, sustainable, and compassionate world. The Positive Futures Network (PFN) and its publication YES! magazine start with the belief that we need deep change if we are to avoid the breakdown of society and the natural world.”
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last update: 06.15