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Drowning in packages, junk, and other consumerism woes with 'Atlantic' writer Amanda Mull

Looking down and over racks of products stored in boxes in a distribution warehouse.
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Looking down and over racks of products stored in boxes in a distribution warehouse.

Amanda Mull writes The Atlantic’s “Material World” column about American consumerism. This hour, we talk with Mull about the state of online shopping and returns, the changing quality of what we buy, and the experience of shopping in person.


  • Amanda Mull: Staff writer at The Atlantic who writes the column “Material World” about American consumerism 

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Lily is the senior producer for The Colin McEnroe Show. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show Next. Lily can be reached at ltyson@ctpublic.org.