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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The Friday after Thanksgiving has been designated asĀ Native American Heritage Day in the U.S. since 2008, but some Native Americans feel the day is a poor choice, since it coincides with the aggressive capitalism and greed … Continue reading

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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Conspicuous consumptionĀ is a term introduced by the Norwegian-American economist and sociologist Thorstein Veblen in his book The Theory of the Leisure Class. The term refers to consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income … Continue reading

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