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  • n. Plural form of downshifter.

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Examples

  • There does seem to be something new in this eternal search, with the Tiny House People, neo-homesteaders, Slow Foodies (and Slow Parents, Slow Fashionistas, etc) and downshifters, to name a few.

    Kirsten Dirksen: Call for Submissions for Open Source Documentary on "New" Pursuit of Happiness

  • Forbes interviewed several downshifters to see what life brought them after a big change.

    Career Shifts from the Fast Lane

  • The good news, as downshifters illustrate on an individual level, is that these decisions can be unmade as well.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • After “escaping” the system, many downshifters fail to engage politically.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • I would argue, as Professor Michael Maniates does in Confronting Consumption, that a portion of the hours downshifters win from working fewer hours should be dedicated to the “collective struggle aimed at transforming institutions that drive consumerism and overconsumption.”

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • There are the downshifters, those who voluntarily live simply, unplugging from commercial culture, working and buying less.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • Regardless of the critique, downshifters help prove that there’s a functional, enjoyable alternative to a fifty-hour-plus workweek, second and third jobs, etc.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

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