Buy Nothing Day makes sense as Shoppers reportledly killed Employee at Walmart

I had not paid much attention to the Buy Nothing Day campaign (French Poster is my illustration) until I read What a Terrible Country on Gawker (12:11 pm, November 28) reporting that a Wal-Mart employee was trampled to death by bargain hunters at a Long Island store.


An alternative to buying nothing as Buy Nothing Day (now in its 17th year) proposes is to Buy Local suggests Sarah Bruck of World Changing (November 27).

I still cannot comprehend how people could force their way in a store to get a cheap deal and in the process kill a man.

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