“We as consumers like to be able to buy ever-greater quantities of ever-cheaper goods, every year,” said Richard M. Locke, deputy dean of the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. “Somebody is bearing the cost of it, and we don’t want to know about it. The people bearing the cost were in this fire.”
Wise words to consider, especially as we head into the holiday season where we are all guilty of buying and consuming to excess. Please read the rest of this New York Times article and before you buy, think about where your goods are coming from and at what cost.