Your Better Off Life
We all know that the take-make-waste system trashes both the planet AND our well being. So what would a better-off life in a better-off world look like? We sat down with author Courtney Martin to find out. From co-housing to co-working to sharing, she told us it's all about community and creativity.
Meanwhile, Yes! Magazine dug deep on the gig economy: from the ups and downs of non-traditional work to a new kind of labor organizing among digital workers known as "Mechanical Turks."
If you're thinking of simplifying your own life, the new film Minimalism may inspire you. (Be sure to start here and use promo code 1N38/clIzL3VSV3 for 50% off.)
And once you've seen the movie, you won't be able to unsee the tree-killing junk mail cluttering your house. Use Catalog Choice to "Stop Junk Mail for Good."