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We Need A Social Revolution

Governments and corporations cannot restore social connectedness and balance to our lives. Only a social revolution that is self-organizing from the bottom-up can do that.

By charleshughsmith on Friday August 18th, 2017
Economy 6Public Content

What Triggers Collapse?

Though no one can foretell the future, it is self-evident that the status quo—dependent as it is on cheap oil and fast-expanding debt—is unsustainable. So what will trigger the collapse

By charleshughsmith on Friday October 14th, 2016
Economy, Energy 61Public Content

Growth is Obsolete

Despite the wishful thinking and happy-talk propaganda lighting up the media-space, we have arrived at the problematic point of the story: the end of cheap oil. The sad, stark fact

By JHK on Wednesday October 16th, 2013
Economy, Geopolitics 64Public Content

We’re Living Through a Rare Economic Transformation

In 1993, management guru Peter Drucker published a short book entitled Post-Capitalist Society.  Despite the fact that the Internet was still in its pre-browser infancy, Drucker identified the developed-world economies

By charleshughsmith on Thursday April 4th, 2013
Economy 69Public Content

The Siren Song of the Robot

The quest for cheap energy and cheap labor is a conquering human urge, one that has played out with notable ferocity starting with the Industrial Revolution. The introduction of coal

By Gregor Macdonald on Tuesday January 29th, 2013
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