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Grist: This Website Lets You Tell Everyone All You Want for Christmas Is NO MORE STUFF

October 22, 2013

...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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Chicago Tribune: Break the Spell of Spending Mindlessly

September 30, 2013

In the wake of the Great Recession and now five years removed from the financial industry meltdown, have Americans changed their spending habits?

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The Nation: America the Possible

September 17, 2013

What is the new American Dream? In a new book and companion video, noted environmentalist Gus Speth breaks it down in simple, inspiring language and details how we can start incorporating a fundamentally new set of values in our homes, streets, neighborhoods, and cities.

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Asheville Citizen-Times: Tool Library Coming in February

September 15, 2013

"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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EarthTalk: Green Groups Promoting Sharing

August 21, 2013

Shareable and the Center for a New American Dream, a non-profit that highlights the connections between consumption, quality of life and the environment, have collaborated on the production of the new “Guide to Sharing"...

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Humane Connection: Solutionary Ideas You Can DIY: New Dream’s Guide to Going Local

July 29, 2013

Our friends at New Dream have just published their newest Community Action Kit, a Guide to Going Local, which focuses on strategies for “building stronger, healthier and more vibrant communities.”

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Shareable: Center for a New American Dream's Guide to Going Local

July 23, 2013

The Center for a New American Dream has been putting together a Community Action Kit that people can lean on as they engage with their environment on different levels. Shareable collaborated on the first entry in the kit, the Guide to Sharing. And now comes the Guide to Going Local.

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Podcast: New Dream at the Maryland DIY Innovation Expo

July 5, 2013

Regional Coordinator Mary Murphy introduces people to New Dream's how-to guides and webinars that support collaborative consumption and the local economy.

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Pathways Magazine: Wendy Philleo on "Redefining the American Dream"

March 12, 2013

In a 2013 interview with Pathways magazine, New Dream Executive Director Wendy Philleo describes the organization's work and her vision for America's future.

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Chicago Tribune: Selling the Idea of Buying Less

January 14, 2013

The Center for a New American Dream encourages people to buy less, enjoy life more and join together to create a less materialistic, more sustainable culture. And the message has particular resonance in January.

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