>Can Anyone Stop It?

>by Bill McKibbenThe New York Review of Books (October 11 2007)Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warmingby Bjorn LomborgKnopf, 253 pages, $21.00Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibilityby Ted Nordhaus and Michael ShellenbergerHoughton Mifflin, 344 pages, $25.00What We Know About Climate Changeby Kerry EmanuelMIT Press, 85 pages, $14.95Climate … Continue reading >Can Anyone Stop It?

>Why Climate Change Can’t Be Stopped

>Environmental advocates have finally managed to put the issue of global warming at the top of the world's agenda. But the scientific, economic, and political realities may mean that their efforts are too little, too late.by Paul J Saunders and Vaughan TurekianForeign Policy (September 2007)As the world's leaders gather in New York this week to … Continue reading >Why Climate Change Can’t Be Stopped


>Our American way of life is not sustainableby Chris ClugstonCulture Change (September 2007)For a full graphical version of this article, please see http://culturechange.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=124&Itemid=2#contEditor's Note: Chris Clugston is the kind of independent researcher and commentator who has the corporate and academic background to put numbers together. Fortunately, it is for the big picture. Few environmentalists are … Continue reading >Overextension:

>Green papers, white lies, hot air

>Britain's policy on global warming remains mired in confusion, with too much debate and too little action. But there is a solution ...by Mark LynasNew Statesman (September 20 2007)When the most powerful woman on the planet speaks, it's a good idea to listen. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, who recently knocked Condoleezza Rice off Forbes's … Continue reading >Green papers, white lies, hot air

>War is Bad for Logic

>and Other Living Thingsby Ted Rallwww.tedrall.com (September 18 2007)"What non-violent antiwar activists are unable to realize", writes Peter Gelderloos, "is that the most important resistance, probably the only significant resistance, to the occupation of Iraq is the resistance being waged by the Iraqi people themselves". This comes from a relatively tangential passage in a thought-provoking … Continue reading >War is Bad for Logic

>Free Trade, Open Immigration Dogmas Must Be Rethought

>by Paul Craig Roberts {1}vdare.com (August 16 2007)At a time when even the Wall Street Journal {2} has disappeared into the maw of a huge media conglomerate, the New York Times remains an independent newspaper. But it doesn't show any independence in reporting or in thought.The Times issued a mea culpa for letting its reporter, … Continue reading >Free Trade, Open Immigration Dogmas Must Be Rethought

>Shock and Awe

>Clusterfuck Nationby Jim KunstlerComment on current events by the author ofThe Long Emergency (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)www.kunstler.com (September 24 2007)With gasoline prices still skulking in the neighborhood of $3 a gallon, despite oil priced above $80 a barrel, political and economic leaders can pretend a little while longer that things are okay on the real … Continue reading >Shock and Awe

>Ping and Pong

>You Are The Ballby Stan Goffhttp://www.insurgentamerican.net (September 15 2007)Confession: I watch TV.I've been watching MSNBC for some time now, just to say I have kept track of the corporate televised news. Every night I get the chance. Tucker Carlson, Chris Matthews, and Keith Olbermann. Fox is like watching bad slapstick, only more offensive, and CNN … Continue reading >Ping and Pong