Category Archives: Consumer boycott

Three phone calls: gas, car warranty and Home Depot

Gas A short while ago, I had a phone call from the coop management office. Tomorrow — yes, tomorrow! — the plumbers and gas line inspectors will be arriving to do their approval stuff on the gas lines. This means … Continue reading

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Children’s gifts and exciting experiences

From Harper’s Weekly Review: A new study found that children are happier when given material things rather than exciting experiences, and developers in Nebraska announced plans to build a children’s park atop a disused riverfront lead factory. Well, that will … Continue reading

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My naughty-not-nice boycott list

Yesterday, while shopping in my local supermarket, I found myself staring at shelves loaded with Goya canned products and I thought, “Oh, no, not Goya, I’m boycotting Goya.” Then I thought, “Wait — why am I boycotting Goya?” I don’t … Continue reading

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