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Nostalgia of the collective unconscious in market societies

Between 1964 and 1965 there occurred a scandal that few remember now, almost as if it has slipped from the popular memory. Known as The Bronswik Affair, it started when normal members of the public began to exhibit strange behaviour, such as the housewife who fed forty-seven packets of washing powder into her washing machine […]

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Alena Petitt, a well-known author and lifestyle blogger, has become the British face of the “Tradwife” movement, closely associated with the hashtag #TradWife. The movement harks back to an earlier era, encouraging women to take pleasure in traditional domestic duties while promoting feminine submissiveness, domesticity, and wifehood. In a BBC clip, Petitt explains that her […]

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It’s no secret that ever since the 2000s, several retail chain stores have experienced financial setbacks. These hardships only became worse after the financial crisis of 2008 and the rise of online shopping thanks to Amazon. Today, stores such as Sears, Kmart, Circuit City and Toys R Us have closed most of their locations or gone out of business. […]

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We love The Morning Blend. Every once in a while, when someone cancels at the last minute and The Morning Blend has five minutes to fill, we drop by The Morning Blend and talk about whatever. Sometimes we talk about upcoming shows. Sometimes we talk about fishing. Today, we talked about dead malls. Yes, in case you missed our recent pieces on the redeveloping Bayshore mall and […]

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