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.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Election year politics fuel new energy tactics in the Congress. Tuesday House Democrats passed a bill to ease the ban on off-shore drilling and increase alternative energy use, while Republicans called the measure a political trick.
- Chris Holly reporter, "The Energy Daily"
- Sara Banaszak senior economist, American Petroleum Institute
- David Sandalow senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; author "Freedom from Oil;" served as an assistant secretary of state and senior director on the National Security Council staff in the Clinton administration
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