>The year of living dangerously

>Rising commodity prices and extreme weather events threaten global stabilityby Michael KlareLe Monde diplomatique (January 25 2011)Get ready for a rocky year. From now on, rising prices, powerful storms, severe droughts and floods, and other unexpected events are likely to play havoc with the fabric of global society, producing chaos and political unrest. Start with … Continue reading >The year of living dangerously

>The Last Days of Democracy

>How Big Media and Power-Hungry Government Are Turning America into a Dictatorshipby Elliot D Cohen and Bruce W FraserPaperback, Prometheus Books 2007Book DescriptionIn this chilling account of an America in political and cultural decline, media critics Elliot D Cohen and Bruce W Fraser show how mainstream media corporations like CNN, Fox, and NBC (General Electric) … Continue reading >The Last Days of Democracy

>’US empire’ will fall due to lack of faith …

>... not finances or war, author warnsby Nathan Diebenowrawstory.com (January 27 2011)As many in America longingly talk of "recovery" from the most devastating economic condition since the Great Depression, others have begun thinking in a very different direction, urging fellow citizens to prepare for the worst.Dmitry Orlov, author of Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and … Continue reading >’US empire’ will fall due to lack of faith …

>The Last Industrial Civilization

>by Peter GoodchildCountercurrents.org (January 22 2011)Both the US and China seem good candidates for the Last Stand of industrialized humanity, but the two countries have almost opposite problems. It's a case of Tweedledum and Tweedledee, of whether it is better to suffer from one syndrome or another.In its favor, the USA has a relatively good … Continue reading >The Last Industrial Civilization