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Are We Tipping to a Transformative Worldview? Seeing the World through Corona Eyes, pt. 7

By Dr. Denise R. Ames In the previous blog post (#6 in the series), I described the negative aspects of a consumer society. What can replace it? This concludes the blog series. Physically, America is on lockdown to prevent the … Continue reading

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Effects of Consumerism: Seeing the World through Corona Eyes, pt. 6

By Dr. Denise R. Ames In the previous blog post (#5 in the series), I described how consumerism is the main engine driving the wealth-creation of the American economy. The global economy is hanging on for dear life as the … Continue reading

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What Happens to Consumerism? Seeing the World through Corona Eyes, pt. 5

By Denise R. Ames In the previous blog post (#4 in the series), I described how a tipping point or catalyst can trigger a possible change to a different wave. In the case today, a significant catalyst may signal one … Continue reading

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Rampant Consumerism (part 1 of 2)

This is part of an ongoing series of blogs examining the consequences of neoliberalism over the last several decades, particularly in the U.S.  Neoliberalism is a modern politico-economic theory favoring free trade, privatization, minimal government intervention in business, and reduced … Continue reading

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