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Stories by Annie Leonard
Annie Leonard is the executive director of Greenpeace USA and the author of The Story of Stuff.
President Obama, Here's How to Cement Your Climate Legacy
Posted on: Oct 16, 2016, Source: EcoWatch
The president has established a strong environmental legacy. But there's more he can do to help the climate.
Facebook Made My Teenager into an Ad. What Parent Would Ever 'Like' That?
Posted on: Feb 16, 2014, Source: The Guardian
A generation of ‘opt-in’ kids is being exploited, and someone needs to supervise the social network.
Can We Change the World Just by Changing Our Own Actions?
Posted on: Oct 15, 2013, Source: Worldwatch Institute
Too many of today’s “green living” advocates are missing the broader political strategies that would enable the small acts to be more than just symbolic, feel-good activities.
Annie Leonard: We Should Not Buy Artifacts of Indulgence and Disposability: How About Well-Made, and Doesn't Trash the Planet?
Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine
The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves.
The Story of Change
Posted on: Jul 23, 2012, Source: The Story of Stuff
Annie Leonard's latest video urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.
Vision: 5 Ways You Can Fight 'Citizens United' and Reclaim Our Democracy
Posted on: Mar 1, 2011, Source: YES! Magazine
Here's how we can fight the disastrous Supreme Court ruling.
Our Obsession With Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities and Our Health
Posted on: Mar 15, 2010, Source: Free Press, Simon & Schuster
A new book questioning our consumerism says we spend more on shoes and jewelry than higher education; more on ocean cruises than providing drinking water for all.
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