Stories by Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard is the author of The Story of Stuff and is an expert in international sustainability and environmental health issues, with more than 20 years of experience investigating factories and dumps around the world. subscribe to Annie Leonard's feed

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.

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.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine

The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves.

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.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2011, Source: YES! Magazine

Here's how we can fight the disastrous Supreme Court ruling.

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.