This has been a significant year for the animal rights movement. Sea World vowed to stop breeding orcas. And Walmart pledged to sell only cage-free eggs. The head of the Humane Society on how consumer pressure and innovation are driving animal protection.
Many Americans have benefited from the economic boom of recent years – but if predictions of a recession are true, the landing will be especially rough for those of us who have accumulated credit card debt. In a new book, economic sociologist Robert Manning outlines the extent of the consumer debt problem, and explains how we got to this point.
- Robert Manning author of "Credit Card Nation" and "Living With Debt," and is the founder of the Responsible Debt Relief Institute.
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