Christmas

Podcast
Dec 23, 2013

Tips for simplifying the holiday season

Redeye
Sarah Baird of the Center for a New American Dream shares some suggestions about how to resist the urge to buy a lot of stuff for our loved ones at Christmas and do something more meaningful instead.
Photos
Dec 20, 2013
Photo: flickr/Melissa Eder

This holiday season try shopping second hand!

rabble staff
Jessica Rose tells us why her family is committed to buying second hand, which means combing thrift stores, vintage boutiques, flea markets and antique stores for the perfect gift.
News
Dec 20, 2013
photo: flickr creative commons from asenat29

Holiday gift guide

Jessica Rose
Trust us, you don't have to be a craft expert to avoid consuming this holiday. Here are just a few of the many ways to keep your holiday gifting sustainable, ethical and economical.
News
Dec 20, 2013
photo: flickr creative commons Melissa Eder

Why we shopped second hand

Jessica Rose
For the second year in a row, my dad's side of the family committed to buying second hand, which meant combing thrift stores, vintage boutiques, flea markets and antique stores for the perfect gift.
News
Dec 18, 2013
Photo: flickr/Shaheen Karolia

Worker pay is frightful, but profits are delightful

Fraser McDonald
The holiday season is upon us! Hours of operations have been expanded, seasonal workers have been hired and retailers are making the big bucks. But at what cost does all this come?
Blog
Dec 23, 2011

The ghost of Christmas truces past

Derrick O'Keefe
In Harper's Canada, there has been precious little official recognition of the history of Christmas truces.
News
Dec 10, 2010
Photo: greengymdog/Flickr

'Tis the season for progressive prezzies

Scaachi Koul
Here are 16 gift and donation suggestions for the holiday season and beyond. Please spread the good cheer and add your own suggestions!

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