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Re-thinking Materialism: From competitive consumption to the eco-habitus
Aired On: Jun 22, 2017
Juliet Schor discusses the consequences of a consumer culture obsessed with wealth and “fast fashion,” outlining a better path for society that is grounded in true materialism and ecological sanity.
Juliet Schor is a longtime analyst of consumer culture. Schor’s books include The Overworked American, The Overspent American, Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plenitude, and True Wealth. The Overworked American was a New York Times bestseller, sparking a national debate about worktime, leisure and family life. In 2014 Schor received the American…