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US News and World Report: The Health Benefits of Simple Living

November 11, 2014

"Instead of focusing on material consumption and income, the simple life places importance on family and the environment..."

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San Francisco Gate: Consumer Groups Outraged By Barbie Partnership

November 11, 2014

"The Girl Scouts of America and Mattel are continuing to move forward with a new partnership despite criticism..."

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Jezebel: People Are Really Pissed About the Girl Scout Barbie

November 11, 2014

"...both the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream have encouraged Girl Scouts USA to break ties with Mattel..."

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USA Today: Ad Group Slams Barbie Tie-In For Girl Scouts

November 11, 2014

"Two consumer advocacy groups want the patch — and the commercial tie-in with Girl Scouts — nixed."

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Asheville Citizen-Times: Tool Library Coming in February

November 11, 2014

"The Asheville Tool Library will be a boisterous place, where library members from throughout the community can borrow tools for every imaginable project..."

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Think Progress: New 'Girl Scout Barbie' Sparks Controversy

November 11, 2014

"For months, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream have been encouraging Girl Scouts USA to break ties with the doll manufacturer..."

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Upworthy: Benefits of a Shorter Work Week

November 11, 2014

"Infographics by The Center for a New American Dream...they're always full of great ideas!"

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The Nation: America the Possible

November 11, 2014

"What is the new American Dream? In a new book and companion video, noted environmentalist Gus Speth breaks it down in simple, inspiring language..."

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Treehugger: A Gift Registry For People Who Don't Want Stuff

November 11, 2014

"From the plenitude economy to a holiday survival kit, the Center for a New American Dream has long been at the forefront of the notion that more stuff doesn't necessarily mean more happiness."

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Grist: SoKind Lets You Tell Everyone All You Want for Christmas is No More Stuff

November 11, 2014

"...while we like getting presents, we really, really, honestly, we promise, do not need that much more stuff. Which is why we’re glad to see SoKind..."

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