Almighty Dollar

Now Or Never

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FREE MARKET IN ACTION II  .  .  .  
NO INTERMEDIARIES OR REGULATORS NEEDED HERE.

pasttensevancouver:

Don’t Be a Sucker, 1947.
When the price of chocolate bars rose from 5 cents to 8 cents, kids across BC mobilized in protest, including a boycott. This one was in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island, but similar actions took place in the Fraser Valley and New Westminster. 
Source: Vancouver Sun, 26 April 1947

FREE MARKET IN ACTION II  .  .  .  

NO INTERMEDIARIES OR REGULATORS NEEDED HERE.

pasttensevancouver:

Don’t Be a Sucker, 1947.

When the price of chocolate bars rose from 5 cents to 8 cents, kids across BC mobilized in protest, including a boycott. This one was in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island, but similar actions took place in the Fraser Valley and New Westminster. 

Source: Vancouver Sun, 26 April 1947

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Filed under Vancouver history free market economics protest demonstration activism

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    Occupy the Chocolate Shoppe!
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    FREE MARKET IN ACTION II . . . NO INTERMEDIARIES OR REGULATORS NEEDED HERE.
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    If only chocolate bars were 8 cents now, I’ll be so fat. Hahahahaha.
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    * How inspiring~ I wonder what has happened those spirits… I like the sigh that says “LET THE SUCKER PAY 8 CENTS, WE...
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