Chart Week: Paradox of Plenty (February 2, 2011)
These three charts attempt to depict three different aspects of the "Paradox of Plenty": the way in which resource exploitation leads to waste and depletion; the Marxist critique of Capitalism's intrinsic cycling from expansion to over-capacity and then to collapse, and the marketing/propaganda cycle of gratification, satiation and alienation.
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