Alternatives to the Black Friday Frenzy
I’m pleased to feature Annie Leonard’s (Story of Stuff) plea for alternatives to the Black Friday Frenzy, which traditionally marks the beginning of the American Christmas shopping season. (Editor-BoomerWarrior)
Each year, hundreds of thousands of Americans gather together in a pre-dawn chill the day after Thanksgiving for a time-honored tradition: beating the heck out of each other to be the first through the door to grab some cheap Stuff.
Last year, a shopper at a Los Angeles-area Walmart even unleashed pepper spray on her fellow shoppers to gain an advantage. Sick, right?