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the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically beneficial

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a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers

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The Consumerist is a subsidiary of Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports, and ConsumerReports.
The Consumerist Christmas Tree installation will provide an excellent opportunity for Prince Bishops to engage and interact with the public, and we are looking forward to our customers playing their part in creating this amazing installation.
Some may look down their noses at the idea of voters picking a video game publisher as the Worst Company In America, but that is the exact kind of attitude that has allowed EA and its ilk to nickel and dime devoted customers for a decade," said Chris Morran, Deputy Editor of Consumerist.
Did the radical left put forward a differing view of citizenship than those of the proprietary-producerist or consumerist models?
But in their understandable drive to be as competitive as possible, institutional leaders seem to have embraced the consumerist paradigm whole-cloth.
In the article, Ben Popken of the Consumerist advises people to shop by unit price.
David Cameron's 'big society' project may contribute to the inculcation of more socially-oriented values, but much more will need to be done to challenge the out-of-control consumerist ethos.
If the latter appears to be nothing more than a simple consumerist practice motivated and impeded by market incentives and practices, then the political processes should change and adapt accordingly.
Consumerist culture has transformed the country's social fabric, nudging prospective husbands into debt
The nine-minute movie showcases a series of three city symphonies that attempt to liberate colour, sound and form "from the sprawling consumerist landscape of postmodern America", said organisers.
Dr Gruer blames the crisis on the consumerist values of western society.
Keohane, a political theorist who served as President of Wellesley College and Duke University, has firsthand knowledge of the challenges facing modern universities: rising costs, the temptations of "corporatization," consumerist students, nomadic faculty members, and a bewildering wave of new technologies.
The programme also looks at the role of society, exploring the impact of brutal imagery used in films, video games and music, the breakdown of families and our consumerist culture.
There are many pressures on young people in this competitive and consumerist age, and this can lead to family tension.
Incidentally, she also exposes the flaws in materialist and consumerist medicine, in which the poor nearly always become the sick and poor.
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