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Solidarity with postal workers: “No online shopping during the health crisis!”

Saturday 11 April 2020, by Olivier Besancenot

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On 9 April Olivier Besancenot "the most famous postal worker in France” tweeted; [1]

“With all the packages on my desk today it looks like the sales are here. It’s a long time in lockdown and the big brands are giving big discounts on delivery costs. But, without making value judgements, reduce your purchases to the bare essentials. No online shopping during the health crisis!” [2]


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[2Olivier Besancenot, 9 April twitter, with video.