When ‘Thriving’ Capitalism Is Really ‘Organized Crime’

Current Anti-Advertising Agency CEO Steve Lambert and founder Jordan Selier have posted (, 5/12/09) their letter to the New York Times responding to a May 11 piece that cites one NYC advertising executive asking, “All you have to do is walk out the door for lunch and notice the number of vacant storefronts… so why not get in there and put a message in there?”: I know why not, because it’s a crime! And I was disappointed that the Times didn’t mention this. Outdoor advertising is regulated by the Department of Buildings for several reasons; so billboards aren’t erected in […]