Tag «empire»

Media alert and new video clips

I’ll be interviewed by Michael C. Ruppert for The Lifeboat Hour Sunday, 15 April at 9:00 p.m. Eastern (6:00 p.m. on the Left Coast). Tune in here. My recent trip to the northeastern United States included 13 presentations. At least one was recorded. I presented on the topic of three paths to near-term human extinction …

Occupying television

Earlier this week I was featured on the Occupy Wall Street show for Press TV. The full program is embedded below, although it includes little new material for regulars here. Also, I’ll be feature on Michael C. Ruppert’s Lifeboat Hour radio show Sunday, 15 April 2012 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ________________ There’s still time …

TEDx Talk in Tempe, Arizona

I presented a TEDx talk on the campus of Arizona State University on Wednesday, 25 January 2012. The Barrett Honors College hosted, and Ashley Irvin was the facilitator. I gave an autographed and inscribed copy of Walking Away from Empire to each member of the standing-room-only audience. _______________ I’m featured in an essay published online …

Falling in love again

When I was young, I fell in the love with the girl next door. Well, maybe it wasn’t love. But she was lovely and it felt like love, to my young heart. It wasn’t about sex, although she was sexy. Color me smitten. Fast-forward a few years, and I fall again. I’m older, perhaps more …

Couchsurfing with my soapbox

My recent foray to Wisconsin and Michigan had me staying five different homes, hence sleeping in five different beds and eating at many different tables. It was quite an exciting adventure, spent with wide-awake people, and I hope to repeat the experience as many times as the industrial economy allows. I’ve embedded one of the …

Systemic Collapse

Only willfully ignorant individuals are failing to perceive the ongoing systemic collapse of western civilization. Economic recession? Check, since 2000. Economic depression? Check, since 2008. Rampant “natural” disasters? Check, with increasing frequency. Climate chaos? Indeed, only a politician could miss it. Not to put too fine a point on it, but this is what systemic …

The race is on

Everywhere I turn, I read and hear about $200 oil in the near future (here’s one recent example, from somebody who should know better, here’s another from hyperinflation guru Gonzalo Lira, and here’s another from historian Niall Ferguson. Investors are being sucked in, too, and at least one pundit fool has jumped the shark, calling …