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a one hour PBS special providing practical solutions to the problem of Affluenza an epidemic of stress, waste, overconsumption and environmental decay
online companion to the PBS program profiling people who are curing themselves of overconsumption by simplifying their lives, reducing waste, and better financial planning, the site includes a variety of useful resources

Escape from Affluenza is a TV Crossover Linked Broadcast.
WebTV users are invited to tune-in to the program for crossover links to this web site.


Escape from Affluenza is a one-hour PBS special providing practical solutions to the problem of “affluenza” — an epidemic of stress, waste, overconsumption and environmental decay. Escape from Affluenza shows how some Americans are calling a halt to keeping up with the Joneses and abandoning the consumer chase. The program is a sequel to the popular special, Affluenza which premiered on PBS in September, 1997.

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Escape from Affluenza is a presentation of the Independent Television Service (ITVS).