The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #67290   Message #1123599
Posted By: dianavan
25-Feb-04 - 01:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: politics and buying stuff
Subject: RE: BS: politics and buying stuff
Fred: Are you assuming that there are only liberals and conservatives? Sort of like there are only Democrats and Republicans? Isn't this the problem already? No real choice? Both parties controlled by big business?

I will support the local business person over the big business everytime (regardless of their politcal views). Why? Because I like community. Because I think new businesses and young ideas should have an opportunity to blossom.

When given the choice, choose ethically. No Nike, no Nestle, no Walmart, etc. You can invest ethically, too. As we speak, Walmart is being pressured to clean up their act or the funds invested will be withdrawn. We can exert pressure and do by our actions.