Freegans: Creative Living Outside of Capitalism

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In this episode of Subculture Club we meet a few Freegans in New York City and learn about their strategies for practical living. We explore why they take limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources.

Created by Cindy Rosin.

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