MLMs during the pandemic and 'Lularich' : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Sam interviews women's work and economic justice writer Meg Conley about the documentary series LuLaRich and how vulnerable people still get sucked into multi-level marketing schemes because their shape mirrors the American economy. Then, Harvard Ph.D. candidate and Mormon Studies Fellow at the University of Utah Janan Graham-Russell joins for a game of Who Said That?

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'LuLaRich' reveals how MLMs mirror the American economy

'LuLaRich' reveals how MLMs mirror the American economy

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DeAnne Stidham and Mark Stidham, founders of multi-level marketing scheme LuLaRoe, from the documentary Lularich. Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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DeAnne Stidham and Mark Stidham, founders of multi-level marketing scheme LuLaRoe, from the documentary Lularich.

Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video

Sam interviews women's work and economic justice writer Meg Conley about the documentary series LuLaRich and how vulnerable people still get sucked into multi-level marketing schemes because their shape mirrors the American economy. Then, Harvard Ph.D. candidate and Mormon Studies Fellow at the University of Utah Janan Graham-Russell joins for a game of Who Said That?

This episode of 'It's Been a Minute' was produced by Jinae West, Anjuli Sastry, Andrea Gutierrez, Liam McBain, and Nathan Pugh. Our editor is Jordana Hochman. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.