Glamorized consumer culture has serious side effects — and to help people in remote Indian villages understand this, author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge brought them to the West. I recently talked to Norberg-Hodge for Yes! Magazine about what they thought of the dark side of Western lifestyles.

The Dark Side of Consumerism: What Landfills and Nursing Homes Taught These Indian Villagers

reprinted by Truthout


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