Economy


BRA’s Crisis

New York and Washington Just watch: http://www.nytimes.com/ http://www.realclearpolitics.com/ Nation Calls Capital Mad, and It Agrees – NY Times Obama Job Approval Drops to a New…


















The Collapse

The World Peak Oil is the only force that I can ever imagine producing the sort of “systemic collapse” that White Nationalists envision. An economic…





The Non-Productive Economy

Addendum 2 from an interview with John Robb Unlike a failed state like Somalia (utter chaos), a hollow state still retains the facade of a…


The Big Zero

In The New York Times, Paul Krugman describes the 2000s as The Big Zero: a decade in which nothing good happened, there was zero economic…


Collapse

Michael O’Meara has a long review of Dimitry Orlov’s Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects. As the title suggests, the book (which I…


Event Horizon

Kunstler’s latest: It’s hard to imagine what kind of melodramas were unspooling on the Hamptons lawns this weekend, while everybody else in America was watching…


IndyMac

The second largest bank failure in U.S. history. In other news, the price of imports rose by 2.6% in June, up 20% overall above last year….


A Work Force Betrayed

A good article from Paul Craig Roberts in VDARE. McCain’s top economic advisor, Phil Gramm, has this to say about the American economy: The Times…


Kunstler Interview

At Alternet, an interview with James Howard Kunstler regarding his new book World Made By Hand. “I’m describing changes that we face, but I’m hardly…


Where We’re At

Kunstler’s latest blog entry: Every time I saw a car towing a motorboat this holiday weekend, I wondered what was going through the head of…


Wal-Mart Going Local

Higher transportation costs are forcing Wal-Mart into the locally grown food business. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart stores in Arizona now stock Grand Canyon…