Category Archives: Energy

Stick to the Plan

Reclaiming central planning from the clutches of corporations By Brendan James Source: The Baffler What do you think the Russians talk about in their councils of state—Karl Marx? They get out their linear programming charts, statistical decision theories, minimax solutions, … Continue reading

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US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’ for ‘Galvanizing Public Unrest’

The US-funded CANVAS organization that trained Juan Guaido and his allies produced a 2010 memo on exploiting electricity outages and urged the opposition “to take advantage of the situation…towards their needs” By Max Blumenthal Source: Grayzone A September 2010 memo … Continue reading

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Saker interview with Michael Hudson on Venezuela, February 7, 2019

By The Saker and Michael Hudson Source: The Saker Introduction: There is a great deal of controversy about the true shape of the Venezuelan economy and whether Hugo Chavez’ and Nicholas Maduro’s reform and policies were crucial for the people of … Continue reading

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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the US Coup Attempt in Venezuela

By Robert J. Burrowes To the People of Venezuela Yet again, the United States elite has decided to attempt to impose its will on the people of another nation, in this case, and not for the first time either, your … Continue reading

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US Backs Coup in Oil-Rich Venezuela, Right-Wing Opposition Plans Mass Privatization and Hyper-Capitalism

The US has effectively declared a coup in Venezuela. Trump recognized unelected right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó as new “president,” who plans mass privatization and neoliberal capitalist policies. By Ben Norton Source: GrayZone The United States has effectively declared a … Continue reading

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Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2018, Forecasting 2019

By Robert J. Burrowes In many ways it is painful to reflect on the year 2018; a year of vital opportunities lost when so much is at stake. Whether politically, militarily, socially, economically, financially or ecologically, humanity took some giant … Continue reading

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Human Delusion and Our Destruction of the Biosphere: We Aren’t Even Trying!

By Robert J. Burrowes Have you heard the expression ‘climate change’? That lovely expression that suggests a holiday in a place with a more pleasant climate. Unfortunately, only the rarest individual has the capacity to see through the elite-promulgated delusion … Continue reading

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