The Waste Makers Author:Vance Packard From the back cover: — Are we going from rags to riches? In his most provacative best seller, Vance Packard, America's foremost social critic, exposes the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debr-ridden, permanently discontented individuals. And all under the pretense of "keeping America strong." — Vance Packard clearly analyzes th... more »e nine strategies of "consumerism"- consumption for consumption's sake- and shows how this new Mammon drains our pocketbooks, undermines our children and threatens our future-as individuals and as a nation.
He also suggests what we can do about it - before it's too late!« less