The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Even the Shrink Wrap Is Shrinking!

May 2, 2011

Lately, every trip to the grocery store brings yet another deception. One day it’s that $2 can of tuna, the same price as last week ... or is it? Well golly gee, this week, that $2 can of tuna is 2 ounces less than last week.

The hucksters who run the food corporations have come up with a new gimmick: instead of just raising the price outright, they shrink the food!