Archive for category: #americandream
Most importantly, we need to shift our personal and societal imaginaries of ‘the good life’ from that of ever-increasing consumption and material wealth to cherishing sufficiency, fulfilling basic needs, and respecting a vivid and vibrant web of life.
Many Americans share Trump’s belief that American dream is fading, if not dead. Less than half (43%) of American adults believe that the American dream exists while a third (35%) do not believe in it and a quarter (23%) are unsure if it exists. Unsurprising, Republicans (62%) and people 65 and older (53%) are more likely than other Americans to still believe in the dream while less than a third (29%) of adults under 30 believe in it and a third (31%) are uncertain. More
Americans are suffering and none so much as the young people of this country. In December 2021, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a disturbing report, “Advisory on Protecting Youth Mental Health” that paints a troubling picture of young people 3 to 17 years-of-age. The report notes that over the decade between 2009 to More