THANK YOU for your article on the new frugality and how it could make us healthier and happier (“Living on less,” Business, Nov. 3). The recent global financial disaster has emphasized the need to rethink our economic model. The current model predicated on greed and unbridled capitalism has led us not only to the current disaster but to a society that displays excessive consumerism, growing income disparity and greed at the expense of the environment and the collective good of Canadians.
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