Some will head to the stores for the frenzied shopping spree known as Black Friday on Nov. 23, and others will stay home in support of Buy Nothing Day? What do you plan to do?
Supporters of Buy Nothing Day are urging you to go “cold turkey” when it comes to shopping this Black Friday. According to a story in Adbusters.org, abstaining on Buy Nothing Day can give participants a great sense of emancipation and empowerment. Supporters urge that this is the best way to take on the forces of capitalism. A reported 60 counties have signed on to participate this year in Buy Nothing Day. They even have the following suggestions on how to celebrate it: So how will you be celebrating tomorrow? Will you be in long lines taking in the bargains offered by Black Friday doorbusters? Or will you be doing the Zombie Walk or the Whirl-Mart conga line in protest?