Give Your Loved Ones The Holiday Gift Of Not Having To Buy You Crap

Give Your Loved Ones The Holiday Gift Of Not Having To Buy You Crap

Do you want to kick your anti-consumerism crusade up a notch this holiday season? Two years ago, we introduced the Consumerist Anti-Gift Card, a handy card that explains why gift cards are stupid. Pair it with cash for a thoughtful and educational gift. This year, blogger Miss Minimalist takes the idea further, and offers readers a printable anti-gift certificate. As in, a certificate that instructs the recipient not to give you any gifts this year, and explains why. [More]

HOWTO: Turn the Shopping Mall into a Nativist Paradise

HOWTO: Turn the Shopping Mall into a Nativist Paradise

A panel from an instruction manual on creating a Shangri-La within the shopping mall. As the video game Civilization taught us, all revolutions undergo a period of chaos and anarchy, also known as “the fun part,” illustrated below.

San Fran Groups Vows to Buy Nothing Except Underwear

San Fran Groups Vows to Buy Nothing Except Underwear

by the international response.