A Gift-Giving Guide for Progressives & Survivalists

Any season, any occasion, is the “most wonderful time of the year.” Thoughtful presents are part of that scene, and here is a gift-giving guide — from the progressive point of view! Survivalists will love it, too.

Updated November 12, 2023

Apparel & Accessories

  • Peace Buttons – Perfect stocking stuffers.
  • Recycled, Like-New Baby Clothes
  • REI – New and used outdoor gear and apparel. Support a worker-owned-and-operated cooperative.
  • Troublemakers Union T-Shirts – Perfect for the picket line.
Women’s raspberry fitted Troublemakers Union t-shirt.
  • Vegan Leather Accessories
  • Worn Wear – Patagonia’s recycled sustainable outdoor gear and apparel for men and women.

Arts & Crafts

  • Bamboo Knitting Needle Set
  • Fingerless Gloves – Start knitting now! Make several pairs!
  • Peddle Sewing Machine, Non-Electric
  • Rag Rug – Make it from old clothing and fabric scraps. It could become a family heirloom!
  • Red Beret – Knit for a friend, and to show support for Medicare for All.


Food & Beverages



  • Bar Towels – Use. Wash. Repeat. Save paper towels.
  • Cloth Dinner Napkins – Use, wash, repeat. Reduce paper waste. Throw in a set of napkin rings.
  • Step Stools – Folding. Safe. Practical. Give a 2-pack.


  • Spiralizer – for oodles of zoodles.
  • Tofu Press



And last, but not least, for your…

Very Best Friends

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