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Wednesday, December 7, 2011



The Adbusters Media Foundation is a Canadian-based not-for-profitanti-consumeristpro-environment organization founded in 1989 by Kalle Lasn and Bill Schmalz in VancouverBritish Columbia. Adbusters describes itself as "a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age."
Characterized by some as anti-capitalist or opposed to capitalism, it publishes the reader-supported, advertising-free Adbusters, an activist magazine with an international circulation of 120,000 devoted to challenging consumerism. Past and present contributors to the magazine include Christopher HedgesMatt TaibbiBill McKibbenJim MunroeDouglas RushkoffJonathan Barnbrook,David GraeberSimon CritchleySlavoj ZizekMichael HardtDavid Orrell and others.
Adbusters has launched numerous international campaigns, including Buy Nothing DayTV Turnoff Week and Occupy Wall Street, and is known for their "subvertisements" that spoof popular advertisements.


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