Coming Clean on the Consumer Society
Author(s): Tsvi Blanchard
Series: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Culture; Global Responsibility; Social Justice; Values
Coverage: United States
The author confronts the tension between enjoying the blessings of abundance and the obligation to meet the needs of the vulnerable. In particular, he discusses the social costs of North American consumerism and urges Jews to continually work to improve the world.