"Shopping is what you do when you have stopped living."
What a great line!

Then onto the more thought-provoking stuff:
"Capitalism has never benefited the poor, and it aint going to start now. Raised standards of living – so called, are a deception... I have said before that what you put on your plate and in your mouth is a political act. How you eat makes you an activist – or not. Cut the crap, cut the calories, cut capitalism."

Read the rest of Jeanette Winterson's article.