shopping

Consumed

In his book, “Consumed: How markets corrupt children, infantilise adults and swallow citizens whole”, Benjamin Barber notes that capitalism requires us to ‘need’ all that it produces in order to survive. In doing so, capitalism has morphed from its origins… Read More ›

On an impulse

If an impulse purchase is defined as “anything that you didn’t intend buying when you walked into the shop”, then pretty much most of what I buy can be classified as an impulse purchase. Let’s get real – our lives are… Read More ›