Black Friday poses moral and economic threat

The shoppers are at it again. This year’s Black Friday weekend surpassed last year’s record-breaking retail revenue of $52.4 billion, with Reuters recording $1 billion in online sales the first day alone. According to the Los Angeles Times, 247 million shoppers spent a total of $59.1 billion just this weekend—yet another record. As great as […]

Black Friday promises astronomical video game sales

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time we start moving beyond the familiar images of gravy-slathered turkey and rich pumpkin pies — Black Friday is where the excitement’s really at. Recent advertisements showcase next week’s Black Friday sales as especially impressive, particularly in the realm of video games and game consoles. But it’s not […]