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The Human Race, Pt. 1 - The Bomb Under the World

The Human Race, Pt. 1 - The Bomb Under the World

Following deregulation of the economy, consumerism has hit India, and India's growing population is looking westward, demanding the same goods and a similar living standard.

And why shouldn't they? But what are the broader consequences of Western-style consumerism taking hold in large developing countries?

Other titles in the series are:

The Gods of Our Fathers - There is nothing innate in patriarchy and militarism. We can change our culture.

The Tribal Mind - Post-apartheid South Africa is the best example of people struggling to overcome tribalism.

Escaping From History - Poverty and the consumer ethic clash in Mexico City. What can we do?

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