Sunday, November 22, 2009

Buy Nothing Day Part II

Here's another reason not to shop on Black Friday (coming up this week):

Dirty Black Friday secrets

I guess I never thought about it that way before but, yeah, why have an ad that is going out to millions and claim "minimum 3 per store" or some such? That's just sleazy. And it leads to people getting killed. Which is also a reason not to shop at Wal-mart.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Buy Nothing Day coming up

This year it's November 27/28, according to Adbusters. HM will abstain from buying on those days. In fact, HM plans to try to make this a Donation-only Christmas. Pick a few charities and give to them in honor of others. Nobody needs another knick-knack anyway.