[Marxism] Query

Dayne Goodwin daynegoodwin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 14:24:25 MDT 2015


Hidden Persuaders is about advertising's role in capitalist waste.  As
i recall the Waste Makers is about 'planned obsolescence' and(?) about
redundant similar products, 30 brands of toothpaste vs. a proven
useful product.

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Charles Faulkner <lacenaire at comcast.net> wrote:
> that sounds right on.  the waste makers.  hidden persuaders isn't about
> waste per se but rather about the foundation for waste.
>
> ________________________________
> From: "Dayne Goodwin via Marxism" <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu>
> To: "Charles Faulkner" <lacenaire at comcast.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:02:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [Marxism] Query
>
> Could it have been among the works of Vance Packard?  something like
> The Waste Makers or The Hidden Persuaders...



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