12 May 2005
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Topics of discussion include the potential relation of peak oil to the recent passing of the bankruptcy bill, an examination of the
way the resource wars could begin to play out, and things that individuals can do to prepare for backside of Hubbert's Peak.
08 Jan 2005 View all related to Climate Change | Conflict | Local Food | OilView all related to James Howard Kunstler
We are entering a period of economic hardship and declining incomes. The increment of new development will be very small, probably the individual building lot. The suburbs as are going to tank spectacularly. We are going to see an unprecedented loss of equity value and, of course, basic usefulness. We are going to see an amazing distress sale of properties, with few buyers. We're going to see a fight over the table scraps of the 20th century. We'll be lucky if the immense failure of suburbia doesn't result in an extreme political orgy of grievance and scapegoating.
13 Apr 2004 View all related to Climate Change | Conflict | Oil | PoliticsView all related to James Howard Kunstler
"I have personally not been a Bush-basher myself -- though I didn't vote for the sonofabitch. I tend to hold the American public as being complicit in the cluelessness that afflicts our society regarding the oil and gas issues and how they relate to our way of life. The dirty secret of the American economy for the last two decades is that it is all about the creation of suburban sprawl and accessorizing, furnishing and servicing it."
14 Mar 2005
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Since his death in 1973, Leo Strauss has become arguably the most important political philosopher of our age. Shadia Drury discusses how his ideas of promoting fear, elitism, secrecy, and lying have helped to undermine democracy and build a world where violent pre-emption is becoming the norm.
14 Mar 2005
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While the Bush administration is fond of blaming oil prices on OPEC, the group says the pricing is beyond their control. what is driving this so-called crisis?
06 Nov 2004
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Speaking about the connections between the 9-11 attacks, the United States government, and peak oil.
31 Dec 2004
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In his book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man he describes how as a highly paid professional, he helped the U.S. cheat poor countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars by lending them more money than they could possibly repay and then taking over their economies.