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Stop Shopping

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 29, 2021
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Overall spending in America – on everything from food to travel – is well above pre-pandemic levels. Which is great news for the US economy. Not so great for the planet, says journalist J. B. MacKinnon. Our consumer appetites are outstripping Earth’s resources, but if we stop consuming, our economies collapse. That’s the Catch-22 MacKinnon explores in his new book “The Day the World Stops Shopping: How Ending Consumerism Saves the Environment and Ourselves.” Show More...