The Vermont Cynic

Just say no to overconsumption

Just say no to overconsumption

Lucy Gilbert

February 6, 2020

It’s normal to see someone with a closet the size of your apartment and want that lifestyle. However, we need to remember that overconsumption causes harm to the fashion industry, the workers behind it and the environment. As consumers, we have the power to change the role of overconsumption in th...

The three Cs of economics

April 21, 2015

There are three words that you will hardly hear mentioned in a neoclassical economics class.These words are not forbidden, these topics are not banned, but we prefer not to discuss them. Capitalism. Consumerism. Corporations.Considering how fundamentally important these three subjects are to the study of ec...

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