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Check out this image from a Russian poster mocking/celebrating the economic crisis. Click the image to see the rest of the calendar.

economic crisis

“Out of money, you richy dumb?
That’s no problem!
Join us in finding food on the dump!”

This one is a Soviet food poster (more, if you click the picture)

soviet food

Just in case anyone else out there is also fascinated by Russian design or propaganda imagery….

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Got so much i want to post about. I could post the interesting things I’ve found about the interweb. I could post about all the trash and treasures, and second hands, and repurposed and reclaimed that I’ve experienced over the last 2 days. But I can’t be bothered. I will! Just not now.

In the mean time, have a look at this Russian photo essay about the most expensive items people have in their homes. Amazing, and visual, and moving. In English, or in Russian.

Konstantin Bayev, Samarskaya Oblast. Aquarium, 7000 rubles ($196).

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