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How Ecological Are Your Christmas Gifts This Year?

A new study by the sustainable and vegan online retailer, Shop Like You Give a Damn, has discovered the extent to which Christmas presents impact the environment and society. Using YouGov and carbon emissions data, this company investigated the environmental impact of the UK’s most popular Christmas gifts, including socks, pyjamas, makeup and toiletries, jewellery, […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Theatre Christmas Gift Guide

2020 has been a bleak year, and we’re all desperately in need of some Christmas cheer! With less than a month to go until the big day, there’s not long to finish buying all of your presents. Whether you’re searching for a gift for a theatre-lover, or looking for inspiration for your own wish list, there’s […]Read More

The modern Christmas is just an expression of capitalist desire

It’s over. The national panic of Christmas shopping for presents, decorations and food has ended.  People no longer hurry into shops looking to throw their money at whatever or whomever they can in order to get what they need. We can, at last, rest. Christmas existed before Christianity, but was largely popularised as the celebration […]Read More