All posts by Theo Marson

Why Aren’t We All Driving Electric Vehicles?


The Toyota Prius, which was released in 1997 was the catalyst for a small green consumer segment around the globe for hybrid technology, creating and spurring the hybrid vehicle niche. Hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) have experienced a significant rate of growth in the last 10 years. We now not only have available HEVs, but also battery […]

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CSR – Philanthrocapitalist Bravado Or Common Sense?

Slajov Zizek, in his lecture, First as Tragedy then as Farce, states that ‘in our economy charity is no longer just an idiosyncrasy of some people, but at once its basic constituent’ . Zizek points out that in today’s Western capitalist society the tendency is to bring together the two dimensions of consumption and an anti-consumerist / pro […]

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