This clickbait headline caught our attention: “Suck it, Hippies: Study Shows Material Gifts Can Bring Happiness”. But we need greater insight than a six-week psychology study.
On Cyber Monday, and the beginning of climate talks in Paris, we want to give real, concrete actions for individuals to take to make a change. We need your help, and your social network reach.
The “declutter” and “tiny house” trends are a consumerist purging. They run the risk of becoming transformed from ways of thinking to passive services and a pret-a-ocuper products. It is comparatively easy to throw or give away. It is harder to change our relationship with stuff.
At a time when we hear incessant attacks on immigration, we see this country handing itself over to the single-most destructive, noxious event in American consumer culture: “Black Friday”