Tag Archives: Consumerism

The Fair Share Festival

The latest Transition Newcastle newsletter received the biggest response we’ve ever had. As part of the Fair Share Festival in November, Jasmine and Larni (both in year 10) are going to construct a tiny house out of second-hand and waste … Continue reading

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Brandzac Day! Commercialising Anzac Day

I struggle with the commercialisation of Christmas and Easter, and now marketers are cashing in on Anzac Day. While Woolworths’ recent failed “Fresh in our memories” marketing campaign has received most attention and outrage they are far from the only … Continue reading

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