Commodity fetishism is not feminism.       A great read! I still am not opposed to feminist /political messages on clothing as I do think they can be conversation starters, but this article is very strong in identifying the weakness of today's commodity fetishism.

Commodity fetishism is not feminism. A great read! I still am not opposed to feminist /political messages on clothing as I do think they can be conversation starters, but this article is very strong in identifying the weakness of today's commodity fetishism.

Robin: "But humans are naturally gree..."  Batman: "Humans are greedy because we created a paradigm that necessitates it!!"  [follow this link to find a video and analysis on success, commodity fetishism, and greatness featuring Cornel West: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2013/10/cornel-west-on-success-commodity-fetishism-and-greatness.html]

Robin: "But humans are naturally gree..." Batman: "Humans are greedy because we created a paradigm that necessitates it!!" [follow this link to find a video and analysis on success, commodity fetishism, and greatness featuring Cornel West: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2013/10/cornel-west-on-success-commodity-fetishism-and-greatness.html]

Godiva Chocolatier | Glamour Campaign | Flaunt Your Passion | SNOB APPEAL suggests that the use of the product makes the customer part of an elite group with a luxurious and glamorous life style

Godiva Chocolatier | Glamour Campaign | Flaunt Your Passion | SNOB APPEAL suggests that the use of the product makes the customer part of an elite group with a luxurious and glamorous life style

Exploring Commodity Fetishism of the Human Body: Plastic Surgery Fetish and Celebrity

Exploring Commodity Fetishism of the Human Body: Plastic Surgery Fetish and Celebrity

Does this mean I am pro-Marxist and anti-capitalism?  It does not but it does mean I am against child labor and slave wages.  And allowing both multi-million or billion dollar companies and labor unions to have total control of our government.

Does this mean I am pro-Marxist and anti-capitalism? It does not but it does mean I am against child labor and slave wages. And allowing both multi-million or billion dollar companies and labor unions to have total control of our government.

[click on this image to find a short clip and analysis which discusses Marx's theory of commodity fetishism and how the social relations of capitalism are obscured, so that the consumer is often unable to see sweatshop labor]

[click on this image to find a short clip and analysis which discusses Marx's theory of commodity fetishism and how the social relations of capitalism are obscured, so that the consumer is often unable to see sweatshop labor]

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