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Are Monsanto Executives Psychopaths? - Via Eat Local Grown
Business  (tags: Business, Monsanto, Psychology, Corporations, Humans, Ethics, Consumerism, Sustainability, People Power, World )

Victoria
- 29 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Dr Hare says they are in the 2003 documentary 'The Corporation', screening is necessary. However, failing to take personal responsibility makes a person as "sociopathic" as the CEOs. Ultimately our power is that we can decide what to buy and consume.
Worse Than Wal-Mart: Amazon's Sick Brutality and Secret History of Ruthlessly Intimidating Workers
Business  (tags: Amazon, workers, abuse, corporations, consumerism )

Freya
- 234 days ago - salon.com
You might find your Prime membership morally indefensible after reading these stories about worker mistreatment.
American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century
Business  (tags: developers, vacant homes, overconsumption, conspicuous consumption, investors, greed, profit, ecological disaster, ruining habitat, clearcutting, construction industry, real estate industry, overspending, bad policies, consumerism )

IE
- 1287 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
There are several counties in America, each with more than 10,000 homes, which have vacancy rates above 55%. The rate is above 60% in several.
Poll Finds Debt-Dogged Americans Stressed Out
Business  (tags: debt, economics, social problems, consumerism, consumerism, consumer exploitation, banking industry, loan industry )

IE
- 1604 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The economy trudges ahead yet debt dogs many Americans, stressing them out even as they firm up their own financial foundations.
USA: Frugality Among Consumers Is Outliving Recession
Business  (tags: Americans, consumerism, frugality, less-is-more, spending, saving, conspicuous consumption, change )

IE
- 1630 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Their behavior suggests that the Great Recession may have bred a new frugality that will endure well into the recovery. And because consumers fuel about 70 percent of the economy, their tightfisted habits means the rebound could stay unusually sluggish.
Is "Owning" Really All It's Hyped Up to Be? 12 Hidden Costs of Homeownership
Business  (tags: homeownership, expenses, rent-vs-own, the owning economy, unsustainable growth, consumerism, debt )

IE
- 1651 days ago - realestate.yahoo.com
many Americans will be looking to take advantage of the lower real estate prices, attractive mortgage rates, and federal tax credit by purchasing a home. But remember: Not all of the costs associated with homeownership are reflected in the listed price
   

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