Blog | by Jake Giessman | November 27, 2012
Living simply shouldn't remain class-based or countercultural; it should be downright American.
Blog | by Addison Del Mastro | July 17, 2013
Much of what we call sustainability today was once simple common sense. Yet we are not very far from losing all living connection to this time.
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 Chris Stratton | January 10, 2012
Bad news: Economic growth is gone for good. Good news: Maybe we don’t need growth to be better off.
Blog | by James Gustave Speth | July 2, 2012
We need a compelling vision for a new future, a vision of a better country—America the Possible—that is still within our power to reach.
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 Lisa Mastny | July 29, 2011
Psychologist Tim Kasser describes his work on materialism and values, and how he’s tried to resist consumer pressures in his own life.
Blog | by Edna Rienzi | November 7, 2017
New Dream's Edna Rienzi shares six tips for how she gets her family on board with a simpler, yet more meaningful, holiday season.