The Northerner

EDITORIAL: Liking yourself is rebellious in a consumer culture

Reporter McKenzie Eskridge examines self-love in a  consumer culture.

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

February 12, 2018

Consumer culture: you’ll never be enough. The road to American consumerism has been a slow build, but the core reason you’ll never feel satisfied with your appearances or confident in your ambitions is quite simple: self-esteem is not good for economic growth. We buy when we feel insecure and worried ab...

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