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Middle class angst

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 October 2010

As the midterm US elections approach, the BBC's Paul Mason reports from Georgia on the disillusionment of middle class voters who have lost jobs and homes.

Plus, Lesley Curwen talks to Philip Graves, author of Consumerology who claims that market research is unreliable, and businesses worldwide waste billions of dollars on it.

And our technology commentator Jeremy Wagstaff looks at the dismal business of 'unfriending' someone on Facebook.

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