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 problem of inequality

February 24, 2015

There is nothing in the free market system to prevent the further accumulation of wealth among the extremely wealthy and the social inequality it produces.On the contrary, the democratic institutions of the United States have been corrupted to reflect the demands of the richest members of society resu...

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