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.
A panel joins Diane to talk about the Muslim holiday Ramadan, its significance to Muslims around the world, and the ongoing debate over whether to reduce or suspend military activity in Afghanistan during the month-long observance.
- Akbar Ahmed chair of Islamic studies at American University
- Anthony Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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