“The new women’s movement. Freedom from seams and stitches.”
This is another ad Lisa sent me years ago. I use it when discussing the de-politicization of social issues, and the commodification of freedom–it’s just something you buy. I also use this one from Lisa:
The Jeep Liberty–notice on the right it says “Glass Ceiling” and has an arrow pointing down below; so structural inequality at work is trivialized, and again, “liberty” is something we can purchase.
NEW! (Jan. ’10): Fia K. sent us this online ad for Nine West in which breaking the “boy barrier” (which sounds a lot like the glass ceiling) means buying men’s-style shoes so you can “stay ahead”: