Privatisation & globalisation

Nations & resources - June 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa

archived June 30, 2009

Whither America without China?

Sharon Astyk, Casaubon’s Book

Someday, someone is going to ask me what happened to the United States - wasn’t it once one of the biggest economies in the world? I’ve already got my answer ready - we sold ourselves to other countries for flat-screened tvs and other plastic toys. And weirdest of all, for a long time, we actually thought we got the better of the deal.

archived June 17, 2009

Economics - June 11

Staff, Energy Bulletin

A tale of two depressions
The new economy of tomorrow (Jeff Rubin)
Nobelist Daniel Kahneman on Behavioral Economics
Money worries: town prints its own

archived June 11, 2009

Economics - March 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Obama’s Nobel headache: Paul Krugman
Peak oil and peak capitalism
It would be easier for Americans to get a handle on the financial crisis if they knew what it was about
In Levi factory town in Hungary, promise of globalization fades
Monbiot: Green oil may buy us new deal for environment — but at what price?

archived March 30, 2009

Food & agriculture - Dec 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Sahel Africans Face Hunger Despite Bumper Harvest
food production or distribution...
In a land of plenty, why do they still go hungry?

archived December 1, 2008

ODAC Newsletter - Nov 27

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A weekly digest from a UK perspective.

archived November 27, 2008

Black Swan talking

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is angry
The REAL maverick: Present economy worse than Depression
Taleb on Black Swans
Prophet of boom and doom

archived October 29, 2008

Energy producers - Oct 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Financial Storm Hits Gulf States
The rise (and fall?) of petro-states
As Dubai skyscrapers keep rising, buyers and developers eye world's financial woes

archived October 28, 2008

Peak Oil Review - Oct 27

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A digest of peak oil news including:
- A spreading crisis
- Investment in new production
- Briefs

archived October 27, 2008

Economics - Oct 23

Staff, Energy Bulletin

A world in flux: crisis to agency
Guided by an invisible hand
Saving the Working Class with Green-Collar Jobs

archived October 23, 2008