Consumerism and Civic Participation

Mr. Cortes spoke about the participation of minority groups in consumerism as a substitute for participation in the political process. He… read more

Mr. Cortes spoke about the participation of minority groups in consumerism as a substitute for participation in the political process. He argued that this trade-off is not benefitting these groups and that there must be a new emphasis on civic participation rather than material participation in society. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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  • Ernesto Cortes Director Texas Industrial Areas Foundation
  • Ann Lower Associate Director Consumer Federation of America

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Consumerism and Civic Participation

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Program ID:
79892-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 1997 | 11:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 1997 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 21, 1997 | 11:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1997 | 11:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 1997 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
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