Heads of government are in Glasgow talking about how we’re going to save the climate, while marketers are working on how to sell as much as possible in the final months of the year. And with discounts that many small, local shopkeepers cannot compete with. But not participating in Black Friday can also be costly. The competition is cutthroat. Also read: Your banana delivered in 10 minutes: is the concept of ‘flash deliverers’ tenable? And at what cost? In any case, it often results in poor working conditions, low wages (without permanent contracts) and a growing mountain of waste. Alternatives to Black Friday Should we all agree to abolish Black Friday? Annoying. There are always periods when shops give discounts. But there is certainly critical opposition. Think of #takebackblackfriday, Fair Friday, Green Friday and Circular Monday. And research from 2020 shows that we want to consume less and more sustainably within the EU – although there is a difference between saying something and actually doing it.
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This week I listened to an episode of the NRC podcast Future Affairs , in which Babette Porcelain talked about how we can move towards a more sustainable world. This should create a fairer system and encourage more sustainable production. This (somewhat outdated) video clearly behind true price . I am curious Civic, Social Association Email List how you can calculate and compare the actual costs for shopping yourself, having them delivered (via AH or Picnic for example) or flash delivery. And what about the employees?
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That reminds me of an extended piece by The Guardian about pandemic winner Amazon , which would see employees merely as ‘placeholders’ of the new generation of robots (see also my November 2020 Weekly on night work and delivery drivers ). We should be able to do this better, right? But as long as it is people who do the work, not robots, they deserve better working conditions and a good wage. So whether or not there is a future in Gorillas and colleagues, or any other innovative start-up for that matter… I have a bitter taste and wonder: we should be able to do better, right? Black Friday and flash delivery. Two things that you may not directly connect, but which in my view show abuses of something bigger. Consuming and convenience, at the expense of what… and who? It is a complex subject that is difficult to grasp. It’s about society, the individual, commerce, politics, the world, and so much more…