Everyday we’re bombarded with messages that testify to be the ‘real’ thing from organic fruit and vegetables, to shampoo, and travel. Even public figures and celebrities are using the label as a way to win us over. Why is authenticity pervasive in popular consumption and why do we crave 'the real'? Why have advertising executives... Continue Reading →
The forces of late capitalism and economic rationality are making universities less a place of learning and knowledge creation and sharing, and rather a marketized and elite institution.