Tuesday, January 26, 2010

What's the True Price of Cheap?

America has been transformed by its relentless fixation on low prices and bargains, but at what cost? On the next Your Call, we'll air a conversation Rose Aguilar had with Ellen Ruppel Shell about her new book Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture. What effect does our love of bargains really have on product quality, the environment, wages, and international trade? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

Ellen Ruppel Shell, a journalist, correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly, and professor of science journalism at Boston University.

Click to Listen: What's the True Price of Cheap?