The Problem with “Giving Tuesday” by Amy Reynolds
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and then yesterday’s Giving Tuesday. We want bargain prices, which often mean workers aren’t paid fair wages. And then we give money to organizations who help people in poverty. How can we fail to see the irony in this?
Walmart Is Not the Bargain You Might Think By Maura Stephens
People flock to Walmart for perceived bargains and convenience. Here are some facts that might keep them from adding their hard-earned cash to the profits of a company that’s squashing lives and worker rights worldwide.
Reimagining Christmas by Sheldon C. Good
While many of us purchase this spurious version of Christmas, a new movement has been born. It’s called Advent Conspiracy (AC), and its participants are seeking to turn Christmas upside down by exchanging consumption for compassion.