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The question has dogged social movements that go by names like The Compact, Buy Nothing, and Small Is Beautiful: will reducing consumption cripple the economy? Bill McKibben, in his 2007 book Deep Economy, argues that less... read more >
Those living by "the Compact" have withdrawn from the rampant consumerism that marks our throwaway culture. One intrepid author discovers the challenges of abstinence.