Tag Archives: planned-obsolescence

CBC News – Canada – Toronto commuters stunned as transit workers walk off the job

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/04/25/ttc.html An unfortunate follow-up to the report of the African dockworkers who were striking for morality, our own transit workers have decided to strike for greed and selfishness. We all expected a strike last week, and riders were all organising and planning alternatives to their bus/subway/tram commute, including rescheduling appointments for this week. When word […]

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Throw Your Tweezers Away – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/17/fashion/17skin.html?ex=1155960000&en=6619e8b84626de8f&ei=5087%0A Fashion victims, sheep and slaves, take note! The fashion world does their usual 180-degree turn, making something that was once disdained the height of fashion. And it took them long enough that many women who follow such absurdities will have plucked themselves bald, making themselves this season’s social pariahs. What a load of hooey. […]

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