Friday, November 25, 2011


20081127 bnd-city-denial =v= Last night's midnight openings at big box stores have attracted encampments of people with tents who say they represent the 99%. What are their demands? For some reason the authorities haven't sent in riot police as they have elsewhere, so these groups have taken to self-policing, pepper spray included.

(Title notwithstanding, this happened at a Wal*Mart, but I thought I'd spread the love around. 'Tis the season!)


Thursday, November 24, 2011

So Many Places Not to Shop!

=v= Plans to open stores at midnight on Buy Nothing Day have prompted a backlash (and a petition with over 200,000 signatures so far), and has spread to other stores at this point. In fact I'm having trouble keeping up with which stores to boycott, so I'm pretty much going to go with all of them. You can, too!

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Why We Fight (Redux)

Not getting into the spirit of Buy Nothing Day, 2010: