Friday, November 28, 2008

When Consumerism Kills

Image from Barbara Kruger circa 1987 via The Tate Modern

From NY Daily News:
A worker died after being trampled and a woman miscarried when hundreds of shoppers smashed through the doors of a Long Island Wal-Mart Friday morning, witnesses said...

Before police shut down the store, eager shoppers streamed past emergency crews as they worked furiously to save the store clerk's life...

Only a few stopped
"Black Friday" has taken on a wholly new and depressing meaning. I looked up Valley Stream to better understand the neighborhood. Here are some of the things I found:


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