Peak Stuff?

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Post-scarcity anarchism finds an unlikely ally!

[Ikea’s] head of sustainability told a Guardian conference that consumption of many familiar goods was at its limit.

“If we look on a global basis, in the west we have probably hit peak stuff. We talk about peak oil. I’d say we’ve hit peak red meat, peak sugar, peak stuff … peak home furnishings,” Steve Howard said. He said the new state of affairs could be called “peak curtains”.

Maybe we finally have enough.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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