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Posts in category “Consumerism”

Comcast Owns Your Soul

Via Mark Berman at The Washington Post comes this painful, but all …

Posted July 16th, 2014

Amazon & The Cost Of Consumerism

Over the weekend, the Times published a balanced story about the continuing …

Posted July 15th, 2014

The Consumerization Of Human Life

I went from the Browser to read this Financial Times article about …

Posted July 12th, 2014

White As The New Black

From the Rap Shirts For White People website, this one is perfect …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell Vs. Amazon

The New York Times is doing a good job of keeping readers …

Posted May 31st, 2014

The Death Of Sears

Edward McClelland argues that the decline and oncoming fall of a great …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Do Not Buy Apple TV

Our household god is Steve Jobs, by which I mean that we …

Posted January 18th, 2014

Impiety In Our Time

The Smoking Gun reports: The owner of a Michigan party space has …

Posted January 16th, 2014

Jon Rowe & The Common Good

From a Timothy Noah review of a new book about the commons, …

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Thin Skin & Dry Asparagus

You cannot make this up: A dried-out batch of asparagus has touched …

Posted July 18th, 2013

The Sign In The Window

Erin Manning — who is, in case you don’t know, an observant …

Posted July 18th, 2013

Restricting Big Gulps Is Racist

True, according to the NAACP and the Hispanic Federation: [New York City] …

Posted January 24th, 2013

The Curse Of Upselling

Yesterday my mom asked me to stop by the hamburger joint and …

Posted December 28th, 2012

When Black Friday Comes

The rise of #BlackFriday as an institution deepens my worries about America’s …

Posted November 23rd, 2012

Oh No. Not This Again!

My broadband service has been really hinky. Earlier this week, my wife …

Posted November 16th, 2012

Moneychangers, All Of Us

Wanting to know more about G. Jeffrey MacDonald, who wrote the Ground …

Posted July 31st, 2012

Amazon.com vs. Traditional Marriage

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com chief, is giving $2.5 million to the campaign …

Posted July 27th, 2012