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  • Adbusters
    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. Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Home of Buy Nothing Day and other campaigns.
  • Adbusters-Buy Nothing Day Campaign
    Official homepage of the Buy Nothing Day Campaign- last Friday in November in Canada  and the USA.
  • Buy Nothing Day- UK
    Check out what people are doing in the UK and Europe to celebrate BND. They have a link to us!
     

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  • Street Cents
    Homepage of Canadian TV show which focuses on making kids wise consumers and not being taken in by ads. Many products are tested.
  • Zillions
    Consumer Reports Online Education Center- teaching tools for kids 8 and up to evaluate products, see through ad hype, be money-smart and think for themselves.
     

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  • Media Smarts
    How media smart are you? These cartoons from Canada's Media Awareness Network will help you understand some of the techniques and tricks used by television and advertising.                                                                                                
  • Five Things to Think About While Watching TV
    Print these cartoons out and post them near your TV.
     

    by Justin (11)
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  • Kids for a Clean Environment
    The mission of this international organization is to provide information on environmental issues to children, to encourage and facilitate youth's involvement with effective environmental action and to recognize those efforts which result in the improvement of nature.
  • The Great Green Web Game
    This game tests your knowledge of how consumer choices affect the environment. Created by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
     

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  • National Institute on Media and the Family (USA)
     Fact Sheets on various media-related issues and the  impact on children.
  • Children and Advertising
    Fact sheet compiled by the National Institute on Media and the Family.
     

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  • Internet Advertising and Children
    Fact sheet compiled by the National Institute on Media and the Family
  • The Center for a New American Dream
    Dedicated to helping people change the way they consume to improve quality of life, protect the environment, and promote social justice.
  • Tips for Parenting in a Commercial Culture
    This excellent brochure contains information and statistics about the harmful effects of excessive commercialism on kids and families, and positive tips and actions to help parents raise healthy children in this highly commercial culture.

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