>Clusterfuck Nation by Jim KunstlerComment on current events by the author ofThe Long Emergency (2005)www.kunstler.com (March 29 2009)Mr Obama heads to Europe now where official hostility is rising against the Anglo-American method of pounding monetary sand down the rat-holes of "non-performing" debt, bankrupt enterprise, and bubble-levitated bonds. Our poised and charming Prez may escape personal … Continue reading >Under a Flourescent Moon
>Why the environmental movement has failed to protect the environment. Introducing the "Free Nature Movement" and why like abolition and suffrage it can succeed in freeing nature from humanity.by Chuck BurrCulturequake (March 03 2009) The Fall of Modern Culture and The Rise of Earth CultureEnvironmentalism is not a movement. For a political campaign to be … Continue reading >The Free Nature Movement
>by Dmitry OrlovClub Orlov (March 22 2009)In the unfolding global financial collapse, it is not just our accounts and balance sheets that come up short, but our language as well. What do you call a bunch of liar loans packaged into toxic assets and placed on the balance sheet of the Federal Reserve as collateral … Continue reading >Welcome to Fuffland!
>Light at the End of the Tunnelby Chuck Burr Culture Change (February 16 2009)The growing economic meltdown is a wake-up call that our infinite growth bubble has burst. After the house of cards finishes falling, there will be only one viable economic solution left standing: a steady-state economy.Insolvency CrisisThe world economy is essentially broke. US … Continue reading >Steady-State Economy
>by Sharon Beder Culture Change (February 21 2009)The Pacific Ecologist, whence this article came, provided this editorial note: Sharon Beder explores the history of consumer societies from the 1920s when over-production of goods exceeded demand. Instead of stabilising the economy, reducing working hours, and sharing work around, which would have brought more leisure time for … Continue reading >Consumerism: an Historical Perspective
>by John Michael GreerThe Archdruid Report (March 25 2009)Druid perspectives on nature, culture, and the future of industrial societyMaking sense of history as it happens is a bit like trying to put together a jigsaw puzzle without any idea of the picture the puzzle will show. A blue piece with an edge, a speckled one … Continue reading >Galloping With Blinkers On
>Here comes the latest utopian catastrophe: the plan to solve climate change with biocharby George MonbiotThe Guardian (March 24 2009)Whenever you hear the word miracle, you know there's trouble just around the corner. But however many times they lead to disappointment or disaster, the newspapers never tire of promoting miracle cures, miracle crops, miracle fuels … Continue reading >Woodchips With Everything