Rethinking “Business As Usual”

As the heads of state for the G20 countries gather in Cannes for their annual conference, where the economy will be high on the agenda, I thought it would be fine to contemplate a vision of a post-consumer society, where people work fewer hours. They may also choose to pursue re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Produced by the Center For the New American Dream, it’s narrated by economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor (


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Center For A New American Dream

*Thanks, Jen, for forwarding this link*