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Deconstructing Consumerism

Deconstructing Consumerism

Essential questions: 
What are the consequences of global consumerism?

Increased global consumerism has vast environmental, economic, and social repercussions. Thought leaders across the globe investigate the unsustainable cultural values at the root of modern consumption.In this lesson, students watch a film about the environmental, economic, and social impacts of global consumerism and examine the effects on the global economy.