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When The Buzz From Buying Stuff Is Gone

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What’s the point of buying a new dress when everyone wears sweatpants and T-shirts to Zoom meetings? And who cares about custom suits anymore? Anne Helen Petersen, senior culture writer for BuzzFeed News, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about a history of American messaging that has always promoted “buy, buy, buy” to buoy the economy, and why that isn’t working now. Her article is “I Don’t Feel Like Buying Stuff Anymore.”