£4.20 Anti-Capitalist Masks ‘Made in China For 22p Each’

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It has become an annual source of amusement how the anti-capitalist ‘Million Mask’ protesters line the coffers of Time Warner, that massive multinational corporation, every time they buy a V for Vendetta mask. Yet, according to comedian Bob Mills on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk, that is not always the case. Mills claims to know a businessman who buys the masks from China for 22p each and sells them to protesters for £4.20:

The unnamed businessman estimates that he makes around £2.60 per mask. Having sold around 6,500 this year, mainly to anti-capitalists, that works out as a tidy profit of £16,250. Mask-wearing protesters can discover their contribution to global capitalism when they read this post on their iPhones…


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