Alternative economics

Youth and Consumerism

program date: 
Mon, 06/17/2013

Bill Resnick talks with sociologist Charles Derber about changing attitudes among youth to the promises and dangerous realities of consumerism.

Charles Derber is a professor of sociology at Boston College.

20:47 minutes (9.51 MB)

Against the New Normal

program date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

Fifty-two percent of the American people believe wealth should be more evenly distributed by heavily taxing the rich.  In a recent article in the Guardian, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders urges that the massive inequality between the tiny minority of super rich and the rest of us must not be allowed to become the "new normal".  Tom Becker reads.

5:35 minutes (3.2 MB)
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