Do as I say…

For antiglobalization demonstrators, Nike came to symbolize everything that was wrong with the emerging capitalist world order. Yet this animus toward Nike did create occasional moments of embarrassment. During the famous Seattle riots of 1999, the downtown Niketown was trashed by protestors, but videotape recorded at the scene showed several protestors kicking in the front window wearing Nike shoes. It occurred to many people that if you think Nike is the root of all evil, you really shouldn’t be wearing their shoes.

Here is the link, which offers further arguments against Adbusters magazine. It is an advertisement for a forthcoming book entitled The Rebel Sell, Amazon lists it under its old title.


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