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Program Information
 New World Notes 
 Second of 2 parts
 Weekly Program
 
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
Consumerism and overconsumption, from the perspectives of sociology, economic history, and especially psychology. Features (1) the 2nd half of the video documentary, "Consumed: Inside the Belly of the Beast." Plus (2) reflections by Charles Eisenstein and (3) comments by K.D.

Of note, in the documentary: a long-overdue appreciation of the "hippie" culture of the late 1960s, by Prof. Alastair McIntosh. Acting less like yuppies and more like hippies may be the sanest option in the 21st century.
Adapted to radio by K.D. Thanks to Robin Upton for introducing me to the video. Robin's own radio adaptation of "Consumed" may be found in installment #634 of his show, "Unwelcome Guests," available at radio4all.net and at www.unwelcomeguests.net .

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "bad influence") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
For written commentary, photos & other graphics, videos, great links, and an archive of past installments, please see this show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com. Permanent link to the entry for this installment: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com/2013/02/consumed.html .

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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