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    Is it Possible to Ethically & Responsibly Consume Under Capitalism?

    A common thread I’ve seen in political philosophy and leftist circles online is about the concern many have for how we can consume more ethically under capitalism. So this blog post is prompted by those online and IRL conversations. Let’s break it down a little further… The more I think about consumer culture, the more I think about it’s impact on us. The social, political and environmental impacts are intrinsically linked with this heritage we’ve founded in modern day consumerism. We all know that consumerism contributes to capitalism and we’ve all heard; “There’s no ethical consumption under capitalism.” being thrown around in leftist circles. But whether or not you believe…