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    • The New Better Off

    • Reinventing the American Dream
    • By: Courtney E. Martin
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are we living the good life - and what defines good, anyway? Americans today are constructing a completely different framework for success than their parents' generation, using new metrics that TEDWomen speaker and columnist Courtney Martin has termed collectively the "New Better Off".

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Do It Anyway

    • The New Generation of Activists
    • By: Courtney E. Martin
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Antaramian
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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    If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin's rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a difference in our hugely complex, globalized world?

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    • If you want to make the world a better place

    • By Sally on 05-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • When Being Unproductive Saves a Career

    • By: Courtney E. Martin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Debra Suh had been a leader in domestic violence prevention for 16 years when she hit a breaking point about a decade ago. Balancing her emotionally charged work and her family had become untenable. She was considering leaving her beloved job as the executive director of the Center for the Pacific Asian Family, which she had held for seven years.

    "When Being Unproductive Saves a Career" is from the January 18, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Courtney E. Martin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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