George MonbiotSucking Out Our Brains Through Our Eyes

Advertising trashes our happiness and trashes the planet. And my income depends on it.

By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 24th October 2011

We think we know who the enemies are: banks, big business, lobbyists, the politicians who exist to appease them. But somehow the sector which stitches this system of hypercapitalism together gets overlooked. That seems strange when you consider how pervasive it is. In fact you can probably see it right now. It is everywhere, yet we see without seeing, without understanding the role that it plays in our lives. Read more …..