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While nearly all accredited scientists in the world agree that Global Warming is in fact a real happening, can every natural weather disaster be blamed on humankind’s use of fossil fuels? The burning of fossil fuels, the practice of deforestation, and the

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While nearly all accredited scientists in the world agree that Global Warming is in fact a real happening, can every natural weather disaster be blamed on humankind’s use of fossil fuels? The burning of fossil fuels, the practice of deforestation, and the

BGH Monsanto

In 1994, a pharmaceutical company named Monsanto began the production and distribution of a bovine growth hormone (rBGH) named Posilac, which received FDA approval earlier that year. The use of this controversial hormone became a centerpiece of public debate as

BGH Monsanto

In 1994, a pharmaceutical company named Monsanto began the production and distribution of a bovine growth hormone (rBGH) named Posilac, which received FDA approval earlier that year. The use of this controversial hormone became a centerpiece of public debate as

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Humor in Advertising to Males

Advertising has changed over the past few generations, and in our lifetime it seems that most commercials attempt at being funny rather than informative. While there are many companies out there that touch upon humor in their ads, some companies

most interesting man in the world

Humor in Advertising to Males

Advertising has changed over the past few generations, and in our lifetime it seems that most commercials attempt at being funny rather than informative. While there are many companies out there that touch upon humor in their ads, some companies

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Stocking up, running out, and waiting for more… Contingent Consumerism

Consumerism in America usually follows a typical pattern: consumers buy goods when they either want or need them and they tend to stay within their own budgets. Yet when Hurricane Sandy threatened to rip New Jersey apart, this typical pattern

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Stocking up, running out, and waiting for more… Contingent Consumerism

Consumerism in America usually follows a typical pattern: consumers buy goods when they either want or need them and they tend to stay within their own budgets. Yet when Hurricane Sandy threatened to rip New Jersey apart, this typical pattern

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Whats the deal with Wal-Mart?

People in today’s consumer culture are surrounded by many stores to buy products from supermarkets to other stores. Out of all the stores none are as powerful and as big as Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Samuel Walton.

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Whats the deal with Wal-Mart?

People in today’s consumer culture are surrounded by many stores to buy products from supermarkets to other stores. Out of all the stores none are as powerful and as big as Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Samuel Walton.

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Consumerism Out of Power

The recent tragic events of Hurricane Sandy have shown us just how vulnerable we are as consumers in todays day in age. When the lights went dark, we completely shifted how we saw, consumer and valued everyday items. Our dependence on

Flashlight Reading

Consumerism Out of Power

The recent tragic events of Hurricane Sandy have shown us just how vulnerable we are as consumers in todays day in age. When the lights went dark, we completely shifted how we saw, consumer and valued everyday items. Our dependence on

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Hurricane Sandy: Mutual Aid and Community…From the Heart or the Facade?

In recent years, New Jersey has gained a reputation as the “arm pit of America.” It is stereotyped as the breeding ground of reality stars, guido muscle heads, and drunk college girls. Yet in the past month, New Jersey’s citizens have

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Hurricane Sandy: Mutual Aid and Community…From the Heart or the Facade?

In recent years, New Jersey has gained a reputation as the “arm pit of America.” It is stereotyped as the breeding ground of reality stars, guido muscle heads, and drunk college girls. Yet in the past month, New Jersey’s citizens have