sobota 28. listopadu 2009

Buy Nothing Day? Try Steal Something Day!

(This anarchist critique of Buy Nothing Day was originally written and released ten years ago, when BND had been happening for eight years, but it remains just as relevant today.)

a shameless 24-hour stealing spree!

Participate by participating!

(Press release from

For the past eight(teen) years, a few self-described “culture jammers” from Adbusters Magazine have dubbed the last Friday in November “Buy Nothing Day.”

From their stylish home base in Vancouver’s upscale suburb of Kitsilano, the Adbusters’ brain trust has encouraged conscientious citizens worldwide to “relish [their] power as a consumer to change the economic environment.” In their words, Buy Nothing Day “proves how empowering it is to step out of the consumption stream for even a day.”

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