Category Archives: Consumerism and Values

Market Fetishists and Moral Hazard

Well, something is in the air. There’s the April 6 issue of Time and that cover story – this recession, or near depression, or whatever it is, will bring an end to the “spirit of excess” that began in the … Continue reading

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From the Specific to the General

Monday, February 11, after the weekend with all the political high drama but the day before the Potomac Primary, or the Chesapeake Primary, or the Beltway Primary – voters in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia have their say … Continue reading

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