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"New Normal" Means Lowering Your Standards of Living

November 23, 2021

Recently, there has been a flood of articles suggesting Americans need to learn to live with less. We have a response to this madness.

Recently, there has been a flood of articles suggesting Americans need to learn to live with less. Whether its fewer goods on store shelves, or less reliable energy systems, we are increasingly being told "this is going to be the future, deal with it." Stopping Socialism's Donald Kendal and Chris Talgo break down a few of these articles in this episode of "Stopping Socialism TV."
 

Bloomberg - Americans Need to Learn to Live More Like Europeans
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-11-12/personal-finance-americans-need-to-live-more-like-europeans


Boston Review - To Save the Climate, Give Up the Demand for Constant Electricity
https://bostonreview.net/science-nature/david-mcdermott-hughes-save-climate-give-demand-constant-electricity

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Government & Politics
Author
Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
Author
Chris Talgo is senior editor and research fellow for the Stopping Socialism project of The Heartland Institute.
ctalgo@heartland.org