By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th December 2012 Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a belly button brush; a silver-plated ice… »
By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan for Democracy Now! The holiday season is upon us. Sadly, the big retailers are Scrooges when it comes to paying their staffs. Undergirding the sale prices is an army of workers earning the minimum wage or a fraction above it, living check to… »
Tony Robinson, spokesperson for World without Wars, writes in a personal capacity on the theme of Christmas, the monstrous consumerism of it all, the message of Jesus and his hope for a new humanist awakening in society. It’s December, there are 12 days to go until Christmas Day and I’m… »
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