Gangnam Style has taken the world by storm, and with it, so has a celebration of the hyper consumeristic lifestyle. It’s time for a new video that celebrates political action and simple living. Yes, we’re talking “Gandhi Style.”
A reality TV shows concentrates Western consumerist propaganda and broadcasts it straight into the living rooms of the African consumer class.
Eat Vitamin Donuts, Save Sugar, Garden More, Eat More Fish. These are just a few of the recommendations of the U.S. government over the past century. One they forgot: don’t take money from food companies.
I read recently about how the Gold Pure Foods Product Co. is trying to make borscht cool again. Considering how healthy and sustainable borscht is, I applied the Transforming Cultures formula to see how we could normalize borscht consumption once again in the U.S. Read on to learn what ultimate fighting, baby food, cartoon mascots, and skyrocketing grain prices have to do with the future of borscht.
Learn the winners of the two newest Oscar categories: Best Brand and Most Branded Pictures. They were both close races but in the end, only two can be victorious….
Once upon a time there was a man who discovered that he could easily steal hundreds of thousands of Euros from the kingdom and redistribute it to the poor and to those working to stop the exploitation of the land and the people. So Enric Duran took on that noble but dangerous quest, becoming an outlaw—a modern-day Robin Hood—stealing from the rich and giving it to the poor. The question is whether others will now follow in his footsteps.
What happens when someone tries to green the culture of a movie set? Resistance. A recent talk at the Downtown Film Festival in Los Angeles, brought me together with several cultural pioneers trying to cultivate sustainability near Hollywood: from green movie consultants and school food reformers to an urban homesteading pioneer that grows all of his family’s food in his backyard.
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What can General Mills learn from Procter & Gamble? That being “good” can be very profitable. Which is exactly why I propose General Mill’s newest product: Veggie Helper!
Have you ever wanted to introduce two friends that seem very similar and you think they’d make a good couple? I’d like to do this with two films I saw recently. So Avatar meet Crude, Crude meet Avatar. I expect an invitation to the wedding.
New Climate Thought on the importance of Transforming Cultures posted at http://en.cop15.dk/thoughts. Take a look, then add your own thought….
Going off the grid is a reality in practice and kids are part of the movement. A Nick News piece documents kids in an ecovillage and in cities across the U.S. who are taking steps to reduce their energy consumption and limit their ecological footprint.