Adbusters, Issue 94: Post Normal

AB94: put up Normal
(March/April 2011)

Featured during this issue:

inventive Director: Pedro Inoue
Micah White on a possible way forward for activism
Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen at the hazards of bipolar medications
Manfred Max-Neef on barefoot economics
David Orrell questions the mythology in the back of neoclassical economics
We ask “What is normal?”

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Especially in terms of smart phone usage which has been a very disruptive force in many sectors, not just the Internet, but anything from food to services. com is particularly well placed to capitalize on the double edged sword posed by an aging population. With Japan experiencing sluggish wage growth over the last decade or so, one major reason attributed to this is higher rates of retirement, as high-wage babyboomers are being replaced by low-wage young workers and the growing ranks of elderly are increasingly tapping into their savings.

In 2011, Florida imposed restrictions to prevent third-party organizations from registering people to vote that were so onerous (including provisions that would jail members of those groups if they failed to comply with broad provisions in legal paperwork) that the League of Women Voters stopped signing up new voters in the state out of fear of being dragged into criminal court. (Recently, Then there were the restrictions at the voting booth. In Texas, IDs for students—who are more likely to vote for Democrats— were rejected, while gun licenses—which are held by people more likely to vote for Republicans—were deemed acceptable.

Instead, accept that your philosophical hero is actually Kim Jong un, the supreme leader of North Korea, whose political goals are never overruled by a pesky electorate. But the ruse worked: By then, he had been given powers to prosecute voting fraud—the only secretary of state in the nation to have that power— and proclaimed he had found more than 100 violations; only six people have been indicted and one convicted. None of the cases emerged from actions that would have been stopped by voter ID rules, and critics say almost all of the cases seem to stem from people making mistakes.

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