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.
Two foreign policy specialists join Diane to talk about the idea of empire: why the U.S. is accused of behaving like an imperialist nation, and the fierce debate over the proper global role for the world’s only remaining superpower.
- Ivo Daalder U.S. Ambassador to NATO, former senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, former director for European Affairs for the National Security Council, and author of "Beyond Preemption: Force and Legitimacy in a Changed World".
- Max Boot senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "War Made New" (Gotham Books)
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