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.
President Bush last week officially requested that the International Trade Commission investigate foreign steel imports. This move and the President’s statements about the steel industry’s problems strike some observers as inconsistent with his professed free-trade stance. A panel talks about how the American steel industry is changing, and the role the U.S. government plays in its management.
- Bill Kleinfelter United Steel Workers of America
- Jon Jenson Consuming Industry Trade Action Coalition
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