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: Susan Page
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- James Glassman fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and host of TechCentralStation.com
- Robert Greenstein founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
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