Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Benjamin Barber on Consumerism, Globalization and the End of Sovereignty

Benjamin Barber's books include Strong Democracy, Jihad vs. McWorld and Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole. Speaking at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Barber explains how the ideal of people as citizens has been undermined by the drive to turn us all into consumers. The title of his talk is, "Consumerism, Globalization and the End of Sovereignty".

TVO Big Ideas, September 27, 2008

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