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T he   Adbusters Media Foundation   is a Canadian-based   not-for-profit ,   anti-consumerist ,   pro-environment   organization founded in 1989 by   Kalle Lasn   and Bill Schmalz in   Vancouver , British 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 BarnbrookDavid 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 popularadvertisements

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 (15 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
This Is How The Revolution Begins; Adbusters Tactical Briefing #42. Hey all you wild spirits out there, Here is how the Global Spring begins: A few lone wolves among us start pasting posters in and around Goldman Sachs HQ at 200 West Street, Manhattan, New York. Groups of two or three turn up and hand out leaflets at their branch office at Maria de Molina 6-5a, Madrid, Spain. People start gathering and having fun outside Goldman's offices in 50 cities...