Billboard Liberation in Romania

Pula Fashion, the Romanian comrades of the Billboard Liberation Front, is running a campaign against the abundance of, what else, billboards. The campaign runs under a slogan "People Died Here to Defend Freedom", referring to the anti-communist revolt of the late 1980s. Pula Fashion says:

"Can you still remember what the buildings in your city used to look like? For every communist slogan you tore down, now there are a hundred advertising slogans. For every hammer and sickle you smashed, there are now a thousand commercial brands. What have you gained? You exchanged the simple and dignified poverty of bullet-ridden buildings for the loud, bazaar-stall poverty of historical facades hidden under special offers and seasonal discounts."
-- via Bukresh


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