Blog | by Wendy Philleo | May 11, 2011
What we buy matters. But what we do matters more.
Blog | by Wen Lee | March 14, 2012
In 2012, Meg Hourihan won't buy anything new until she's used up or worn out the old.
Blog | by Lisa Mastny | March 8, 2012
Speth talks about the need to reshape the political and economic system to work better for all Americans.
Blog | by James Gustave Speth | June 27, 2011
The story of the pursuit of happiness in America is a story of its close alliance with capitalism and consumerism. But is there another option?
Blog | by Hayley Schultz | February 27, 2013
The reason we work is simple: we need to pay for the things that keep us fed, safe, and comfortable. But do we really need to work as much as we do?
Blog | by Lisa Mastny | April 11, 2012
New Dream staff share their picks for the most inspirational books they've read on topics of consumerism, parenting, and work-life balance.
Blog | by Edna Rienzi | April 28, 2016
It’s not always easy to come up with a meaningful gift to show our moms how much they mean to us. Here are five gift ideas they're sure to love.
Blog | by Lisa Mastny | June 20, 2013
A new book describes how Americans have distanced themselves from their historical yearnings for free time, in favor of a culture of overwork.
Blog | by Cecile Andrews | August 20, 2013
The secret to change? It's as simple as bringing people together and starting conversations.
Blog | by James Gustave Speth | June 3, 2011
A longtime environmental leader argues it’s time for the U.S. to reinvent its economy into one that focuses on sustaining communities, family life, and the natural world.
Blog | by Lisa Mastny | November 17, 2011
What if you could accurately measure the happiness of your community based on parameters like physical health, material well-being, and time balance?
Blog | by Edna Rienzi | February 29, 2016
Choosing toys and accessories carefully for your children can help them grow up to become smart consumers.
Blog | by Edna Rienzi | January 22, 2015
In her new book, Dr. Christine Carter offers advice on how to feel fulfilled and successful while also taking the time to really enjoy life.