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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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