Seven Cheap Things

7 cheap thingsThis week we listen to a talk given by Raj Patel, author of the book A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things. He talks about the way capitalism’s exploitation of “cheap” resources is driving us beyond the point of sustainability. Listen at http://4zzz.org.au/program/paradigm-shift

A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

 

 

Playlist
McCarthy  – 
The procession of popular capitalism
Last Quokka  –  Consuming and fucking
Common Enemy  –  Work, consume, die
X-Ray Spex – The day the world turned day-glo
Paul Spencer – Keep the prices low
Willie Nile – Earth blues
Spencer P. Jones and the Escape Committee  –  Thanks

Notes by Ian

 

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