Here come the Christmas killjoys.
Don't let anti-consumerists kill your Christmas spirit.
In this seasonal podcast, Brendan O'Neill says 'bah!' to Christmas killjoys.
Eco-snobs hate them, but poundshops are a wonderful source of wacky gifts.
Charities urge us to shop till Third World poverty drops, but ‘ethical consumption’ only makes Westerners feel good.
Must-reads from the past week
America’s un-Christmassy cards show a national inability to share each other's rituals and beliefs with confidence.
A Xmas-hooked ad campaign designed to raise awareness about illegal cabs is exploiting women’s fear of rape.
Animal Aid has attacked the nauseating fashion for sending goats and dung to Africans at Christmas - but for all the wrong reasons.
Concern that Christmas is anything from too religious to too commercial exposes America’s troubled soul.
The panic about greedy mobs invading Oxford Street during the New Year sales is driven by elite disdain for consumerism and economic growth.