A weekly review from a UK perspective
Obama’s first 100 days make—and may remake—history
Cost of public works may fool us all
Shaping the post-carbon economy
A weekly roundup of Peak Oil news, including:
-Production and prices
A workers’ paradise found off Japan’s coast
Elizabeth Kolbert: "Earth Day has lost its edge" - we need millions in the street ... and some stinky fish
At the polls, Icelanders punish conservatives
For China's New Left, old values
A Government still addicted to petrol
UK police caught on tape trying to recruit protester as spy
Politicising the policing of public expression in an era of economic change
A weekly review from a UK perspective.
How much greenhouse gas comes from food?
Marijuana Advocates Point to Signs of Change
Just $6bn Will Save a Generation From Starvation, Says UN
On Globalization, Economics, And The History of Food Crises
All Better Now?
Retirement Dreams Disappear With 401(k)s
Real GDP and the Oil Shock of 2007-08
As it becomes impractical or impossible to provide massive federal aid to states on a continuous basis, the necessity to find local solutions to a persistent crisis may become more acute. For this reason an ongoing economic slump may end up feeding continued calls for secession as well as create receptivity to genuinely useful relocalization efforts.
British police arrest protesters before coal protest
How do environmentalists spot a mole?
Kettling: another special relationship
Rush builds a socialist revolution?