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A Year Without Spending

Some people celebrate “Buy Nothing Day” — which aptly falls on Black Friday — as a protest against the rampant consumerism in modern culture.  The idea is to avoid buying unnecessary items and, instead, to spend more time with family and friends, and, literally, “live freely.” 347 more words


Black Friday: Greenpeace Calls Timeout for Fast Fashion

New research on fashion trends and textile waste, released by Greenpeace on the eve of Black Friday, highlights the serious environmental consequences of overconsumption. Clothing is among the most sold products on the annual shopping day promoted in many countries, which, critics say, encourages impulsive overspending and unnecessary purchases through bargain ’ offers and discount prices . 420 more words


I don’t like (Cyber) Mondays

I just spent another Thanksgiving weekend manually deleting emails that contain “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday.” Each year I consider configuring my junk mail filter to delete them all automatically. 452 more words

black is the colour, of my true loves soul

once more with (empty) feeling. Black mix from earlier now with bargain bonus download and tracklist – 30% more bleak than previous offer – it was going to have a more upbeat companion as well – Black Flag, Frank Black, Big Black and so on. 216 more words


Patagonia Puts Black Friday to Good Use

In our class, we’ve often discussed Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day. And since today is Black Friday, it will be interesting to see what people do and how crazy it gets. 114 more words

Logically Connected

Today is Friday, November 25, 2016. Thirty days until Christmas.

Quote of the Day

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. 1,130 more words


Buy Nothing Day

And once again it is upon us: Black Friday, and once again I hope to urge you to resist going to the national chains… 82 more words

Buy Nothing Day