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Spending Bands for Likes and Fans: Consumerism & Materialism- Episode 29

podcast September 2, 2021


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Money talks but sometimes it talks its way right out of our hands. Listen in as the ladies discuss two terms that seem to go hand in hand, consumerism & materialism.
(4:30) What makes a person materialistic?
(18:09) Fake it til you make it
(23:35) Black buying power/support minority businesses
(29:09) Haves & the have nots
(32:01) Prioritize your needs & your wants
(35:46) The power of marketing
(45:34) Are women the cause of men’s frivolous purchases?
(47:16) Let me upgrade you
(50:38) Looking good on a budget
(54:09) Designer talk

In this week’s Food for Thought, Kay discusses why knowing history matters and uses the American occupation of Afghanistan as a prime example giving a historical account of the Soviet invasion, the emergence of the Taliban,  and America’s foreign policy in Afghanistan. (59:27)

“Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it” – George Santayana

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/19/1028472005/afghanistan-conflict-timeline

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/08/20/afghanistan-war-key-numbers/

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