“Living in an all-around Barbie room will strip us from what makes us human”

Zeynep Arsel
Zeynep Arsel is the Concordia University research chair in consumption and markets at the John Molson School of Business and a visiting distinguished professor at Aalto University, in Finland. Zeynep examines the ways in which we conduct everyday life through consumption, and she is studying how people relate to places and objects. Her work has been published in high-impact academic journals and featured in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Harper’s, the Globe and Mail, Wired, Psychology Today, the Montreal Gazette, the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen, le Devoir, L’actualité, and la Presse.

New Year, New Stories

Hello and Happy 2023!
As we start this new year, we need you now more than ever. In these uncertain times, it is crucial that reliable media remains available to everyone. That is why we depend on your support to keep our journalism accessible and independent. From the economy to political polarization, the challenges our society is facing this year are too important for half truths. At The Walrus, the future of journalism is funded by engaged citizens like you. Together, we can preserve the integrity of Canadian media and ensure that our democracy thrives. Will you join us?
With thanks,
Jennifer Hollett
Executive Director