Excuse me, but if everyone quits buying things, we will all starve. This whole idea is ridiculous. Read Karl Marx. Marxism is all about consumer abundance.
I mean, what would happen if every tattoo parlor, every bike shop, every natural food co-op, and every club where rock bands play was suddenly dark and silent on "buy nothing day"?
Am I supposed to boycott all the businesses who sponsor shows on KBOO, all the businesses who advertise in the Alliance and the Mercury? WHY? This is just stupid.
Is everyone on Indymedia going to "buy no Internet services" on buy nothing day? We'll see. I doubt it. And
If there are NO posts on Indymedia tomorrow, then buy nothing day will have been a success.
Are we all supposed to dig roots to survive, like the Cambodians in "The Killing Fields"?
Rather than have a "buy nothing day", why not make every day a "buy no stupid products or services" day?