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Great Summer Reads: Recommendations from the New Dream Board

We asked our Board members for their favorite recent books on consumerism, community, and more. Check out their diverse and inspiring picks.

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Living the Dream: Montana Homesteader Ashley Browning

Ashley Browning and her family recently relocated to a farm in Montana, where they aim to live a life focused on production, rather than consumption.

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10 Alternative Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Alternative gift ideas for Father's Day that are green, family-friendly, and local (because we all know dad doesn't need another necktie).

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Reinventing Our Streetscapes: An Interview with Urban Tactician Mike Lydon

Lydon talks about his lifelong interest in cities and how he's devoted his career to making America's streets more walkable, safe, and fun.

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Big Media, Big Bullying, and What You Can Do About It

Big media companies spend huge sums on anti-bullying messaging, but the real power lies in our own ability to filter their product.

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"Fast Fashion" Isn't Just Trendy and Glamorous: It Has Consequences

Bangladesh is a heartbreaking reminder of the flip side of conscious consumption—and why we need to do better.

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The Future of Work? Get On The Lattice or Die

How do you balance work and life in a financially tight and job-insecure world? First, forget about the corporate ladder.

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Living the Dream: Ashley Whittenberger of Cosmic Acres

A few years ago, Ashley Whittenberger decided to trade in her “mainstream McMansion on a half-acre of manicured hell" for a life of freedom and creativity.

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New Dreams for the Future

We need to go beyond talking about green living or even saving the planet, and focus on the positive solutions that make our lives more enjoyable.

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Making Responsible Business a Reality: An Interview with Etsy’s Matt Stinchcomb

Stinchcomb talks about his efforts to make the company — and business overall — more ecologically, socially, and economically responsible.

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