The Story of Stuff

April 22, 2009

This video provides a wonderful explanation of why we are trapped as a society in this cycle of consumerism…

The Story of Stuff

Annie’s story tells us what is wrong and why. What we are doing with the Co-op is finding what is right and how we can do the rights things so we can break the cycle of consumerism.

It’s not like this has been going on forever. The “Consumer Economy” began in the 1950’s, that’s only 50 years ago. Yes, it’s hard to break the habits of two generations, but if we don’t do it, Who will ?

Here is a review of the Story of Stuff and it's impact in education from the New York Times.