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The awful American consumer

16 mins | May 14, 2022

Consumer-centric culture has made it easier for us to forget about everything else. Remember when everyone was hoarding petrol, toilet paper and even PPE? Consumers acting selfishly isn't a new phenomenon. However, as Emily Stewart discusses, telling American customers for decades has resulted in a nation incapable of considering the trade-offs needed to make the economy run how it does.

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