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    • Affluenza

    • How Over-Consumption Is Killing Us - And How We Can Fight Back
    • By: John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    The 2008 economic collapse proved how resilient and dangerous affluenza can be. Now in its third edition, this audiobook can safely be called prophetic in showing how problems ranging from loneliness, endless working hours, and family conflict to rising debt, environmental pollution, and rampant commercialism are all symptoms of this global plague.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting book

    • By GJ76 on 01-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • What's the Economy For, Anyway?

    • Why It's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness
    • By: John de Graaf, David Batker
    • Narrated by: Carl Randolph
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this funny, thought-provoking book based on the popular film of the same name, activists John de Graaf (coauthor of the best-selling Affluenza) and David Batker tackle 13 economic issues, challenging the listener to consider the point of our economy. Emphasizing powerful American ideals, including teamwork, pragmatism, and equality, de Graaf and Batker set forth a simple goal for any economic system: The greatest good for the greatest number over the longest run.

    Regular price: $24.95