How Brands Ruined Capitalism

How Brands Ruined Capitalism

Here’s a quick tip for all you aspiring marketers out there; people are stupid. They’ll buy products for a million and one reasons, and it’s entirely possible that none of those reasons include any variant on the words ‘need’ or ‘good’. People will buy one product over a similar product simply because they like the way that the box looks at the store. God damn.

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Why I Don't Bother Discussing Politics Anymore

Why I Don't Bother Discussing Politics Anymore

The problem is that in our current times, in this age where the individual is king and everyone’s opinion matters; reality, facts, and the truth, are cast aside in favor of whatever appeals to whatever it is one already believes. Whatever the opinion you hold, you can go online and find something that agrees with you.

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Is Democracy Played Out?

Is Democracy Played Out?

Democracy: The idea that, rather be ruled by a king or a dictator, that citizens should rule themselves and control their own destiny. Every citizen is given equal power, every citizen has an equal say, and no man stands above another.

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Myth: Capitalism Lifted Millions out of Poverty

Myth: Capitalism Lifted Millions out of Poverty

Fact: Members of industrialised nations imposed their own definition of wealth onto indigenous populations and, using this, determined that those populations to be ‘poor’ because of the lack of what made their own nations ‘rich’. They then capitalised on this new information by promising to make them rich, but instead exploiting them for cheap labour.

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How Accurate Data can Make or Break (and how to fudge the numbers to further your personal agenda)

How Accurate Data can Make or Break (and how to fudge the numbers to further your personal agenda)

According to a study by the American Automobiles Association, there has been a decrease in the number of adults in the United States who would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, year over year. 63% of respondents reported fear of riding in a self-driving car, compared to 78% of respondents at the same time last year. This is pure bullshit. Don’t be misled by official-sounding polls and surveys. Let Stoski show you the way.

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Intellectual Property Law; Where do we Stand?

Intellectual Property Law; Where do we Stand?

What will happen in the cases where corporations make billions of dollars from the likes of Micky Mouse, Bugs Bunny, or Superman? Will they one day enter the public domain? Will future generations be allowed to freely make Star Wars movies as we make Robin Hood or King Arthur movies?

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