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Is “Degrowth” the Next Big Thing?

April 7th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Blogs, Consumer issues, Economics

The counterculture of the 1960s (which really dated between the 1950s and early 1970s) was in part a reaction to and rejection of the consumerist culture that emerged in western societies in the post-WWII decades. One thread in the counterculture embraced simpler styles of living, valuing nonconsumption and voluntary poverty over the glitz and glitter […]

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Star-Advertiser announces its digital tie-in with the Washington Post

April 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blogs, Media

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser announced today that it is one of six newspapers participating in a partnership agreement with the Washington Post that will give its print subscribers full access to the Post’s digital content (“Star-Advertiser subscribers to get access to Washington Post“). The S-A article is unfortunately behind its paywall. But if you’re a regular […]

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Please report problems with captcha when commenting

March 10th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Blogs, Tech

Have you tried to leave a comment, only to be rejected repeatedly when trying to enter the displayed “captcha” code? If so, please let me know. I’ve heard from two people who had this problem. Both are regular readers, and both say they tried repeatedly, without success, to enter the correct code. As you may […]

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Winner selected in PressReader giveaway

March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blogs, Media

A winner has been selected in the PressReader giveaway. The one-year subscription goes to the reader who used the initials, IR. To select a winner, I compiled a list of all comments received on the two posts dealing with the giveaway. I then deleted two comments left by readers who exceeded the three-comment limit. In […]

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Giveaway deadline extended: “Free” is harder to give away than I expected

February 27th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Blogs, Consumer issues

On Monday, I announced an opportunity win a free 1-year subscription to PressReader, a portal to access more than 2,200 newspapers and magazines around the world (“News Junkie Alert: Win a 1-year subscription to PressReaders’ 2200+ publications“). All you need to do is leave a comment suggesting what publications you’re most interested in. More details […]

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