Chris Probert

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Social Marketing Manager for Adbusters magazine, based in Vanouver, British Columbia

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With Christmas less than a week away, a lot of people are thinking about the hype, the commercialization and the consequent loss of Christian meaning.

The Commercialization of Christmas

With Christmas less than a week away, a lot of people are thinking about the hype, the commercialization and the consequent loss of Christian meaning.

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