Jefferson Exchange | January 7, 2014 | 9:00
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Tue January 7, 2014

Fighting Off A Case Of "Affluenza"

John De Graaf describes rampant consumerism in the context of his favorite term, "Affluenza."

When do we cross the line between striving and accumulating? 

Credit Berrett-Koehler Publishers

In a consumer society, it can be hard indeed to resist the tidal forces driving us to buy bigger, better, and more.  Of ANYthing. 

John De Graaf and his co-authors noted the trend in their books on "affluenza." 

The latest of them is Affluenza: How Overconsumption Is Killing Us—and How to Fight Back. 

John De Graaf joins us.  
 

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