Category Archives: Energy

Demise Of The Petrodollar Has The Potential To Reshape The Geopolitical World

By James ONeill Source: New Eastern Outlook In the early 1970s President Richard Nixon instigated two changes that had profound effects. The first of these was taking United States off the gold standard; i.e. henceforth US dollars would no longer … Continue reading

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Newsletter: From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Source: Dissident Voice The work to transform society involves two parallel paths: resisting harmful systems and institutions and creating new systems and institutions to replace them. Our focus in this article is on positive work that … Continue reading

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8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s … Continue reading

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When the Butterfly Flaps Its Wings

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com It remains to be seen what the impact will be from Mother Nature putting the nation’s fourth largest city out-of-business. And for how long? It’s possible that Houston will never entirely recover from Hurricane … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey: An Epic Disaster, An Environmental Nightmare

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are greatly exacerbated by America’s neglected infrastructure nationwide – a deplorable situation unaddressed by Republicans and undemocratic Democrats alike for decades. Poor maintenance, aging pipe networks installed up to a … Continue reading

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Just Wait a Little While

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The trouble, of course, is that even after the Deep State (a.k.a. “The Swamp”) succeeds in quicksanding President Trump, America will be left with itself — adrift among the cypress stumps, drained of purpose, … Continue reading

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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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The Dance of Death

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and degrade the ecosystem to feed … Continue reading

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