Tag: Planned Obsolescence
Drawing by Priti Cox. The Green New Deal has attracted perhaps the greatest attention of any proposal for decades. It would guarantee Medicare-for-All, Housing-for-All, student loan forgiveness and propose the largest economic growth in human history to address unemployment and climate change. But the last of these hits a stumbling block. Creation of all…
Steven Gorelick contemplates the role that planned obsolescence plays in the promotion of consumerism, and it's ecological effects.