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Daily Archives: November 23rd, 2012

What greed and instant gratification look like: Inside a Georgia Wal-Mart on Black Friday

Excerpt: Throughout the past week, in honor of Thanksgiving and in protest of Black Friday, we’ve been taking a critical look at excessive consumerism and the consequences it portends for ourselves as a society and planet Earth. We’ve covered the plight of Wal-Mart’s underpaid and poorly treated workers (some of whom have gone on strike), talked […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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It’s Brave Friday! Learn about the consequences of overconsumption by watching The Story of Stuff today

Excerpt: It's a good day to think about the environmental cost and consequences of our use it up and throw it out culture, which is extremely wasteful and unsustainable.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays
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