Consumerism will kill us

I wrote that heading yesterday as part of my rant about stupid products, and I meant it in a fairly broad sense, but it’s also worth reflecting on the fact that for one Wal-Mart employee last week it was completely true. Lemmiwinks mentioned this incident a few days ago, and I’d seen some commentary on US sites as well, however today we have confirmation of what plenty of people speculated would occur as the man’s family have sued Wal-Mart for his wrongful death.

Good.

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