Consumerist Sheeple

Communities around North America are waking up to the reality that things are no longer on the trajectory of endless prosperity that we had come to expect. Housing prices are falling, inflation seems a certainty, government and personal debt is at record breaking levels. Yet, the Sheeple still go out Black Friday shopping, some staying […]

Thousands of Stores to Close in 2009

When CNN Money posts a story like this, it justifies much of what I and other realists and proponents of change have been saying… The ugly sales year that was 2008 will haunt U.S. retailers in 2009, with industry experts warning that disastrous holiday sales will spark a domino effect of store closures and bankruptcy […]

Walmart Worker Dies in Black Friday Stampede

Scenes such as this, where a store clerk, probably on minimum wage, is trampled to death by a mob of greedy consumers… Worker dies at Long Island Wal-Mart after being trampled in Black Friday stampede Wal-Mart spokesman Dave Tovar called the incident a “tragic situation.” “The safety and security of our customers and associates is […]