Is 2011 the new ’89? Egyptian ad campaigns hope so

Thanks to our friends in Cairo, some fascinating imagery, music, and news are coming in about how the Revolution is creating a demand for popular images of democratic solidarity, hope, and unity–hardly the stock-in-trade of capitalism.
Check out this article from AdAge Global, on the new Coke campaign that is building on the resonance of 1989… and 1789?
See Laurel Wentz, “How How Egypt’s Revolution Is Reshaping Local Advertising: Coke, Others Offer Messages of Positivity and Hope” (March 2011).

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