American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
The New York Times reported this past weekend on the increase in French books and articles critical of American policy and culture. Many observers say a anti-Americanism is on the rise across the countries of the European Union. A panel talks about what Europeans dislike about the U.S. and what effect, if any, this has on American international leadership and the U.S. economy.
- Gebhard Schweigler professor of international relations at the National War College
- Martin Kettle The Guardian of London
- Robert Hunter senior advisor with the RAND Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Jacqueline Grapin president, European Institute in Washington
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