Frugality as Defiance

The cost of living is skyrocketing. Wages are stagnant. What’s a laborer to do? How about we get a little pissed off and stop buoying this broken system? Let’s fight back. Let’s stop spending so much. It’s time to get ours by getting frugal!

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