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ABOUT ADBUSTERS.ORG

THE MEDIA FOUNDATION

We are a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age. Our aim is to topple existing power structures and forge a major shift in the way we will live in the 21st century.

To this end, Adbusters Media Foundation publishes Adbusters magazine, operates a website and offers its creative services through PowerShift, our advocacy advertising agency.

ADBUSTERS MAGAZINE

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported, 120,000-circulation magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces. Our work has been embraced by organizations like Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace, has been featured in hundreds of alternative and mainstream newspapers, magazines, and television and radio shows around the world.

While two-thirds of Adbusters' readers reside in the United States, the magazine has subscribers in 60 other countries, with one of the most diverse readerships of any publication. Our readers are professors and students; activists and politicians; environmentalists and media professionals; corporate watch dogs and industry insiders; kids who love our slick ad parodies and parents who worry about their children logging too many hours a day in the electronic environment.

Adbusters offers incisive philosophical articles as well as activist commentary from around the world addressing issues ranging from genetically modified foods to media concentration. In addition, our annual social marketing campaigns like Buy Nothing Day and TV Turnoff Week have made us an important activist networking group.

Ultimately, though, Adbusters is an ecological magazine, dedicated to examining the relationship between human beings and their physical and mental environment. We want a world in which the economy and ecology resonate in balance. We try to coax people from spectator to participant in this quest. We want folks to get mad about corporate disinformation, injustices in the global economy, and any industry that pollutes our physical or mental commons.

Editor: editor@adbusters.org
Art Director: artdirector@adbusters.org
Subscriptions: subscriptions@adbusters.org

POWERSHIFT ADVOCACY ADVERTISING AGENCY

The folks at Adbusters delight in helping other organizations deliver the messages the world needs to hear -- and these same folks at Adbusters all lend their talents to PowerShift. If your communications are not-for-profit, consider PowerShift when you call for agencies. We\'re a full-service shop, ready to create your next campaign -- if the cause is right.

Email an outline of your campaign's communications objectives to powershift@adbusters.org

CULTUREJAMMER'S HEADQUARTERS

The site was designed to help you turn the drab number cruncher you're staring at right now into the most versatile activist tool ever reckoned with. From cyberpetitions to Critical Mass tips, from disseminating corporate propaganda, to downshifting your lifestyle and treading lightly on the planet, we hope this site will inspire you to move -- upon your return to the real world -- from spectator to participant.

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