Upworthy: Benefits of a Shorter Work Week

"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

"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

"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

"...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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AP: Girl Scouts Asked to End Partnership with Barbie

"This is product placement at its worst," said New American Dream's executive director, Wendy Philleo, who described herself as a longtime admirer of the Girl Scouts.

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Excerpt: Gus Speth's New Memoir, "Angels by the River"

A new memoir from New Dream board member and environmental legend Gus Speth examines how understanding the past can help shape the future.

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Excerpt: "Creating Community as We Grow Older"

Beth Baker's new book tackles the issues of community and aging in place, showing how neighbors can support one another as they grow older together.

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Pushing Back Against Rampant Commercialism

Executive Director Wendy Philleo offers her thoughts on fighting rampant commercialism and how best to push back against it.

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A New Kind of Community Finance

Community Sourced Capital is a new kind of financial system that empowers communities to fund the businesses they most care about.

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Kids Unbranded: Tips for Parenting in a Commercial Culture

Our updated guide is designed to give adults a greater understanding of the excessive advertising that children face today, as well as practical tools to push back against the onslaught.

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