Anticonsumerism questions whether we as a society really need all our gadgets like hairdryers and whatnot; shows how advertising cons us into buying things we don't really need and don't ultimately make us happy; and asks whether "economic growth" really equates with "progress", or whether it just means ever-increasing environmental destruction.
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Buy Nothing Day Japan
Plans for this anti-consumerism event in late November: local activist news, flyers and network tools, Zenta Claus Campaign, links to related sites.
Buy Nothing Day UK
Organizers of the UK Buy Nothing Day, exposing the environmental consequences of consumerism.
International Buy Nothing Day
Worldwide initiative to provide a pause for reflection from the rigors of the consumption economy by observing this event in late November. Philosophical background, organizing resources, and links to national BND sites.
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