fix articles 26945, buy nothing day
Occupy Riverside Festival of Rights (tags)
November 25, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - While Occupy Riverside celebrated "Buy Nothing Day," the remainder of the 99% who have yet to abandon the consumerist habits that are destroying the planet shopped at Black Friday's holiday sales. The last several years of this display of vacuous capitalism has been fêted by the city's ruling class with the "Festival of Lights," a ritualized lighting of an electrified Christmas Tree. This year, Occupy Riverside was on hand to intervene with its own "Festival of Rights."
The Shortwave Report 11/27 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
Buy Nothing Day Organizers Confront the Economic Meltdown Head On (tags)
The economy should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-realization. Bailing out speculators while ignoring the imperatives of reducing working hours and building community centers is a blindness.
Buy Nothing Day: Decentralized Actions Citywide Today (tags)
Events are planned citywide at various locations, including but not limited to:
Its "Leave you Gas Guzzlin/Polluting Car Home Day!" (tags)
A single day's abstinence of gasoline usage in the U.S. would conserve hundreds of millions of gallons of gas from being consumed (and spewed as poisonous exhaust into our breathable atmosphere!) and would also vastly increase stockpiles of gasoline so that prices,and related taxes and fuel related inflations would have to come down!
RECLAIMING THE SEASON (tags)
Disgusted with the personal debt, spiritual emtiness and ecological damange that the holiday season now entails, writers and artists began to promote the idea of a downshifted Christmas in the late nineties.
Going public on the Gilchrist campaign (tags)
Photo of the Gilchrist campaign van at their "victory party." Noting my intention to type a complete statement on my experience with SOS/Gilchrist campaign/Minuteman groups.
BUY NOTHING DAY SPECIAL SCREENING (tags)
-Celebrate Buy Nothing Day with two kick-ass, anti-capitalist sci-fi gems! -Enjoy this free screening under the stars at one of LA’s greatest treasures: The South Central Farm! -Avoid the shopping malls! Avoid your annoying family on the holidays!
Buy Nothing Day - Nov 26th (tags)
Curb your consumption.
Buy Nothing Day ~ TARGET WAL-MART (tags)
The Buy Nothing Day holiday (BND) has caught on somewhat and may very well be one of the best vehicles we have in terms of getting to a healthier, happier, saner, sustainable way of life. With that in mind the following is a collection of ideas about what we can do to make BND more effective by bringing it to America's largest corporate retailer known as WalMart. If you are down with these ideas (and want to make them more effective) please repost and forward this article by email and/or conventional post.
Critical Mass in Orange County (tags)
This is the critical mass bike ride that took place in Orange County on Buy Nothing Day
Buy Nothing Day Protest (tags)
SANTA MONICA- Buy Nothing Day, 2004. A small but lively group staged a vigil protest on 3rd Street in front of a Gap store today. This was part of protests worldwide to call attention to the nightmare of the consumerist culture and the environmental and economic peril of unsustainable consumption.
Buy Nothing Day film night at Flor y Canto (tags)
Film night-Fri. Nov. 26th at Flor y Canto "Escape From Affluenza" and "Surplus: Terrorized into Being Consumers" (descriptions below) It will be a potluck so bring some food to share
Buy Nothing Day ~ TARGET WAL-MART (tags)
Ideas about how to impede conspicuous consumption.
Building Bridges Radio - Rev. Billy & Stop Shopping & Military Families Speak Out (tags)
Building Bridges Radio presents this 28 min radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK.
Whirl-Mart is a performance! It is art! It is a ritual! It is a “collective reclamation of space that is otherwise only used for shopping and buying...”
Greet $hoppers Today! (tags)
"Buy Nothing - Do Something"