Monthly Archives: June 2009

Need I quote more?

America was a fat man jerking off on the sofa watching a vampire of no particular sex vogue deliriously on the boob tube. http://kunstler.com/blog/2009/06/the-man-in-the-mirror.html Yes, I must.  Here is a comment submitted by “Dave Mathews” in the comments section: The … Continue reading

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“Toward a New Sustainable Economy”

The mainstream vision of the economy is based on a number of assumptions that were created during a period when the world was still relatively empty of humans and their built infrastructure. In this “empty world” context, built capital was … Continue reading

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Albert Bates on latest White House climate change report

The number of very hot days is projected to rise at a greater rate than the average temperature. Average temperatures in the [Southeast] region are projected to rise by about 4.5°F by the 2080s, while a higher emissions scenario yields … Continue reading

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“White House Releases Landmark Climate Change Report”

The White House releases a new report representing a consensus of 13 agencies developed over a year and half, entitled Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. June 16, 2009. (Public Domain)

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Dmitry Orlov clearing it all up:

…The idea of perpetuating the status quo through alternative means is all-pervasive, because so many people in positions of power and authority wish to preserve their positions. And so just about every proposal we see involves avoiding collapse instead of … Continue reading

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“Greenhorns: Building a Movement of Young Farmers”

This is America, and it takes all kinds. All over the country we have met enterprising, hopeful greenhorns: descendants of family dairies, punky inner-city gardeners, homesteaders, radical Christians, anarcho-activists, ex-suburbanites, graduates with biological science degrees, ex-teachers, ex-poets, ex-cowboys. The sons … Continue reading

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“In Transition” preview

http://transitionculture.org/2009/06/11/please-take-your-seats-ladies-and-gentlement-the-online-screening-of-in-transitionstarts-now/ 72-hour screening

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