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Boycotts and Buycotts: How We Use Money to Express Ourselves

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Neeru Paharia is a researcher at Georgetown University, and she says this kind of economic activity can make us feel powerful. "It seems like people are a little fed up and disillusioned with conventional political channels," Paharia says. "In the absence of that legitimacy there has been sort of a rise in political consumerism."
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