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The Phoebus Cartel

The Phoebus Cartel

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Have you ever wondered why your smartphone or toaster oven doesn't seem to last very long, even though technology is becoming better and better? This week, in a special collaboration with Planet Money, we bring you the history of planned obsolescence – the idea that products are designed to break.
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Anthony Kang

Because yes, like government, private sector corps have ZERO incentive break this rule/"cartel." (Eh? See?! You're not the ONLY one round here with 3rd grade education (or daily MSM viewing.)

Apr 6th
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