consumerism

The Day the World Stops Shopping by JB MacKinnon, book cover sourced from Penguin Random House publishing.

The Day the World Stops Shopping: JB MacKinnon envisions less consumerism in his latest book

What would happen if the world suddenly stopped shopping? Beyond the economic impact of this action, how would this affect the state of the world? If we stopped shopping all…
graphic of women mending clothes for environment

Four important ways individuals can take action for our planet

While corporations are a major cause of the climate crisis, individual citizens are not helpless. There are a range of ways people can change their actions or join the collective…

Ten holiday saving tips

Because Christmas red shouldn’t remind you of your bank balance Oftentimes, Christmas leaves us feeling fat, broke, and resentful: the opposite of how we’re supposed to feel. Yet every year,…

Black Friday snowballs across the border

Over the last 10 years, Black Friday sales have spread over the border and across Canada. Black Friday has been a competitive shopping ritual in the States for decades and,…

Ways to cut consumerism this Christmas

As the month of December starts to poke its toes quietly around the corner, the reality of Christmas is quickly closing in. With this comes the tantalizing tickle of childhood…