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consumerism

kuhn sooh muh ri zuhm

  • n  the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically beneficial
  • n  a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers
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  • Fidel Castro in International Herald Tribune
    Yet this is not the case. People continue to die of hunger and thirst, disease and poverty, in this age of plenty and unbridled consumerism. Some people remain enslaved, exploited and stripped of their dignity; others are victims of racial and... Pope Benedict XVI http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Benedict_XVI&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG46bW2RwVceLegHVO52x6Mpv_pVg Toronto Star http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.thestar.com/News/article/165078&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF_yuw818n4enNWS0xaiO7gmq3VGQ Dec 25, 2006 21638 29251 consumerism Castro said Obama's proposals for letting well-off Cuban Americans help poorer relatives on the island amounted to propaganda for consumerism and a way of life that is unsustainable."
  • Adam Smith in Reuters
    Adam Smith, Chief Executive, commented: "Given the increasing share of the retail market being taken by ethical consumerism together with the continued rapid growth of online retail sales, we remain confident and excited about the prospects for...

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