class 6  consumerism

Kayla Rybacki, Comm 397ss-YDEI, Fall 2014

Read Nicholas Powers, Society of Addiction.  The Indypendent, September 2011. (11 pp.)

Reading response questions  — post on your rolling Google doc, maximum 2 paragraphs.

  1.  The author concludes with the question of whether consumerism undermines our “freedom.”   How does the discussion in this article resonate with your experience  — or not?
  2. In your experience, how does the theory of the spectacle intersect with consumerist patterns?  

Barbara Kruger