Sustainable Happiness anthology tells how to organize in your neighborhood and live more sustainably with more joy and their website includes more models.[i] The authors quote British epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson who reported in his The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger (2009) that the healthiest societies are the most egalitarian. In the more unequal countries like the US people work much longer hours.
[i] Sarah van Elder, ed. Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference. Berrett-Koehler, 2014.
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