Category Archives: Don’t spend your money where?

Call for a new boycott: a guy named Ricketts

Source: A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite – The New York Times Joe Ricketts, the founder of TD Ameritrade whose family owns the Chicago Cubs, is worth more than $2 billion. He is the owner of DNAinfo, a … Continue reading

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Don’t spend your money where? Home Depot

One major problem for ad hoc political boycott organizations like GrabYourWallet is that so many oligarchs who buy politicians and states are not boycottable–unless you’re very rich. I’m not very rich. I can’t boycott Stephen Schwartzman’s Blackstone, a private equity … Continue reading

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Why I won’t buy anything from Amazon

From today’s Publisher’s Marketplace comes an item that could be entitled “Which treasured neighborhood bookstores has the mighty war machine known as Amazon targeted for destruction?” Real estate magazine the Real Deal reports that, according to anonymous sources, Amazon will … Continue reading

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