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The Make Amazon Pay coalition of trade unionists and groups had over 150 protests and strikes happening in 35 countries on 24 November 2023 regarding how Amazon treats its workforce, the environment and dodges tax.

Artist: Tona Merriman
Action Category: Big

“Our enormously productive economy demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we convert the buying and use of goods into rituals, that we seek our spiritual satisfaction, our ego satisfaction, in consumption.…We need things consumed, burned up, replaced and discarded at an ever-accelerating rate.”
–> Victor Lebow, a US retail analyst in 1955.

Billboard artwork by Tona Merriman for #ZAPGames2023 – two weeks of affinity group actions against the advertising industry and Black Friday consumerism.