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Getting in a Spin: Why Washing Machines Are No Longer Built to Last


Business  (tags: Trading Standers, Electical Appliances, Sale of Goods Act, UK )

Ray
- 489 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Remember that old washing machine you bought back in the 1980s? The one that seemed to go on for ever? , And then there was the one you bought only a couple of years back, which seemed to give up the ghost more quickly than an ultra-fast spin cycle.



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Jonathan Smithsonian (4)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 8:17 am
noted
 

David F. (14)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 10:36 am
it's called "PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE", and it's a pretty 'old hat' and, perverse as it is, a quite unavoidable outcome of monetaryism and especially of capitalFascism, our highly-exalted form thereof
 
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