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Buy Nothing Day
By Indy Media / filmsforaction.org
Nov 26, 2008


Suddenly, we ran out of money and, to avoid collapse, we quickly pumped liquidity back into the system. But behind our financial crisis a much more ominous crisis looms: we are running out of nature… fish, forests, fresh water, minerals, soil. What are we going to do when supplies of these vital resources run low?



There’s only one way to avoid the collapse of this human experiment of ours on Planet Earth: we have to consume less.



It will take a massive mindshift. You can start the ball rolling by buying nothing on November 28th. Then celebrate Christmas differently this year, and make a New Year’s resolution to change your lifestyle in 2009.



It’s now or never!






Take the Plunge!



As the planet starts heating up, maybe it’s time to finally go cold turkey. Take the personal challenge by locking up your debit card, your credit cards, your money clip, and see what it feels like to opt out of consumer culture completely, even if only for 24 hours. Like the millions of people who have done this fast before you, you may be rewarded with a life-changing epiphany. While you’re at it, what better time to point out real alternatives to unbridled consumption – and the climate uncertainty that it entails – by taking your BND spirit to the streets?



Visit the Buy Nothing Day Campaign center: http://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/bnd
Watch videos, view pictures of past BND hijinks, download posters, read more, and marvel at the spectacle of Black Friday from a new pair of eyes.
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