The Politics of Consumption: an Interview with Juliet Schor

Interview by Dennis Soron

“To succeed, I think we need a positive quality of life vision that touches upon the concerns and frustrations of both middle class and low-income people. The kind of system we are in now is more brutal for poor and low-income people, obviously, but it is not serving middle-class people very well either. The fact that the system is ultimately undermining the well-being of both groups is what opens up the possibility of a political alliance in the future.”

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