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How consumer society creates perpetual generational Cold War

Consumer capitalism dictates that, once basic needs such as food and shelter are met, new demands must be invented, so they can then be supplied. Otherwise production might not appear as a positive increase year-on-year. Squeezing mileage out of ageing goods slows the economy. Old is bad. As a result, Britain is in a state … Continue reading How consumer society creates perpetual generational Cold War