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Thu Dec 6 2001
Thanks for Nothing
Thu Dec 6 2001
thanks for/buy nothing
On 11/22, most Americans enjoyed a day off to gorge themselves with turkey and the fixings with loved ones. Ward Churchill reminds us that the Thanksgiving holiday isn't based on good food and merriment for all, namely the native peoples of this land. See photo of one US solider's idea of what it means to give thanks - the American way.

Shop Til You Drop says the sheep The day after Thanksgiving is known as the biggest shopping day of the year. With the "America: Open for Business" signs up around town and "keep America rolling - spend, spend" rhethoric from businesses, politicians, and media, Adbusters suggests 'tis the season to buy nothing for peace. Details | Audio from Santa Cruz | Photos from SF sheep herd at Union Square
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