Juliet Schor, author in “Work, Spend,” claims that many Americans feel materially dissatisfied. We work staggeringly long hours, and yet walk around with ever-present mental “wish lists” of things to buy or get, and we save less than virtually anyone in the world. She argues that American’s have substituted a never ending list of “wants” in place of needs and have become “imprisoned in capitalism’s ‘squirrel cage’” and are eternally caught in a work and spend cycle. Is Juliet Schor’s claim applicable to modern day American society?
Write a Toulmin argument in which you prove or disprove Schor’s arguments.
Write a clear argumentative thesis on the topic. Address at least three major argument’s Schor makes and provide support for your point of view.

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