Is Consumerism Good for Us?

January 10, 2012

Hour 2:           Can consumerism restore the economy and ultimately save the world? We’ll find out this hour with James Livingston [1], Professor of History at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and author of the new book “Against Thrift: Why Consumer Culture is Good for the Economy, the Environment, and Your Soul” (Basic Books, 2011).

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[1] James Livingston: http://history.rutgers.edu/?option=com_content&task=view&id=172&Itemid=140

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/144990662/KERA_144990662.mp3

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