Half-a-billion dollars on pet costumes? Consumerism is out of control!

Jay L. Zagorsky | 31 October 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, Halloween, pets

Individualism feeds today’s culture of death

Brendan Malone | 25 February 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, consumerism, culture of life, individualism

The Kardashian wedding of her dreams comes tumbling down

Michael Cook | 31 August 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: bridezilla, consumerism, marriage, weddings

Do you have a right to repair?

Karl D. Stephan | 21 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Apple, consumerism, property rights

Pricing babies out of the market

Veronika Winkels | 06 October 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: consumerism, cost of children, parenthood

The sweatshirt that lasts 30 years

Shannon Roberts | 21 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: consumerism, environment, over-population

How lifestyle diversity contributes to inequality

Michael Jindra | 31 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, entertainment media, family culture, inequality
There's more than economics at play in poverty.

Have yourself an avaricious Christmas

Thomas Pietsch | 17 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, consumerism, work
How the consumer economy makes a virtue out of sin.

Huxley’s 21st century utopia

Emily Watson | 03 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Brave New World, consumerism, sexual revolution
How does today's consumerist culture compare with the Huxleyan World State?

We are all rich men now

Zac Alstin | 10 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, lifestyle, money
Is love of money really the root of all evil?

Only Apple’s magic could sell its vastly overpriced watches

David Glance | 13 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Apple, consumerism, marketing, technology
The cheapest watch costs $499 (in Australia). A competitor costs $89. Why?

“There is no future for a society of self-absorbed individuals”

Cormac Burke | 15 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, family, generosity
What values are being passed on in Western homes? What needs to change?

iWant! iWant! iWant!

Zac Alstin | 01 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Apple, consumerism, iPhone
Is the hype over iPhone 6 an icon of our infatuation with consumerism?

Finding a role for the foodie

Zac Alstin | 01 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, foodies, philosophy
Why do some people dream about food so much?

Western Society: Reinforcing our Selfishness?

Marcus Roberts | 06 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: altruism, children, consumerism, materialism, selfishness

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