30-Second Story: Plastic bags in Benji Knewman #6

by Grace Wang in June 2017
Current affairsMental health

One of the best things about reading independent magazines is coming across stories I would have never encountered otherwise. And Benji Knewman, a magazine from Latvia, is packed with such charming stories. It’s about life in the bustling capital of Riga and the fascinating people who live and work in the city.

The story below, one about a trend of plastic bags in the 90s, is a great example of the kind of quirky, wonderful snapshot of authentic life the magazine celebrates. We had this issue on Sampler, the weekly magazine offer we do as a supplement to the main Stack subscription, so if you want to receive updates on new magazines every week, sign up to the newsletter for free.

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