Using a thing once and then throw it away is like using people who make it once and then throw them away.

Naomi Klein



The Canadian journalist says that exploiting people cannot be stopped unless we get out of the market's mass consumption / discard cycles that demand endless growth. There are items that are "too cheap" on the store shelves, but before we feel lucky, we need to imagine what cost to cut and how this price was realized. From an introductory to "New Edition: Let My People Go Surfing" written by Y. Chouinard, a business man in the United States (translated by Koji Inokuchi).


"June 9  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"