What do suffragettes, cigarettes, Sigmund Freud, bacon and eggs with breakfast, bananas, and a coup in Guatemala all have in common? SHOPPING FOR FREEDOM explores the answer to that question and more in this documentary by United Natures Media, adapted from the podcast show Ashes Ashes.”
Ideas such as Communism, Capitalism, Consumerism, and propaganda are explored.
After WWI, producing items was no longer about ‘need’, but more about ‘desire’.
Desire can easily be propagandized, in order to create demand artificially.
How many desires can be artificially created, in order to drive sales, which then creates PROFIT?
How can people be convinced that they ‘desire’ something via the cult of Consumerism and pro corporate propaganda, via the very few mass media outlets that completely control what everyone thinks, believes, and ‘desires’, or fears?
via Shopping for Freedom – Escape The Cult of Consumerism, Communism, And Predatory Capitalism – Legacy Of Edward Bernays, Mass Media PR And Propaganda – CIA-backed Coup To Overthrow Guatemala’s Elected Government And Install Fascist Dictator, To Benefit United Fruit Company | A Green Road Journal