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To Bin!

Advantages: Low on sales, thankfully!
Disadvantages: Dire content and ausperity isn't a real word!

Author: Lucy Tobin Duration: 295 pages Publishing House: Heron Books "The UK economy has fallen out from the toilet and swirling around somewhere in the drains, maybe." A Tobin quote, which sums up her unsure prose on the subject of cash-strappe ...

1st2thebar 08.04.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ausperity: Live the Life You Want for Less - Lucy Tobin

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Recommended Reading for the Recession

Advantages: Some great tips; sensibly structured; friendly tone
Disadvantages: Seasoned scrimpers may find it covers known ground

...going out and having lovely things but donít have the money to afford for them? As a triple dip recession looks to be on the cards, more and more of us are looking for ways to save money and bag a bargain. Lucy Tobinís book Ausperity: Live the life y ...

fizzytom 06.03.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Brand-spanking News

Advantages: Spotlights the sweatshops behind the swoosh
Disadvantages: Slightly short on solutions

Last week, my daughter Sophie, aged 8, bought a brand. She thought she was choosing yogurt. She doesn't really like yogurt: she wanted it because it was branded 'Bang on the Door'. Once again a brand - created to appeal to young girls - had served its pur ...

Silverback 01.12.2002 ∑ Read full review
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Review of No Logo - Naomi Klein

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No Space. No Choice. No Jobs. No Logo.

Advantages: Soooo much information...
Disadvantages: May date because this field is moving so fast...

...Ostensibly this is a book about the history of Marketing, so how has it become one of the anti-Globalisation movements bibles? No Logo takes us on a tour of the world - it begins by considering how we have all become obsessed with labels and logos, fro ...

Kirsty1 20.06.2002 ∑ Read full review
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Read it and weep - should be compulsory reading

Advantages: Compelling, frightening, powerful and well researched
Disadvantages: Very one sided - but then, that is the point

A shocking and lively book designed to stir both thought and emotion in the Western reader. It details all that is wrong with globalisation and corporate power, brings to life the tireless yet often unseen operations fighting back, and mercilessly sets o ...

elliepotten 17.01.2009 ∑ Read full review
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