Nothing in this world makes any sense any more. The chief concern of global authorities, governments, and indeed many people has been redirected onto a minor new illness that will kill perhaps a few hundred thousands of people or even eventually maybe a million or so while interupting economic growth for maybe only a short... Continue Reading →
Who To Thank For Low Oil Prices Just Now? Vladimir Putin.
If ever there was a man, made and destined for the times he lived or lives in, and especially for today's times, it is the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir V Putin. It is difficult to find something worth writing about at the moment (perhaps because there are too many choices) but this story... Continue Reading →
iS tHE vIRUS tHE rEAL pROBLEM?
No, I'm not going loony and my Caps Lock key is not stuck in the down position. The title is for effect only. I have not written much lately. Mainly because too much has already been written about what is the latest 'crisis' confronting humanity, and much of that is just guesswork. The result of... Continue Reading →
“Going Full Whig” – Kunstler’s Bombshell
It was around midnight when I penned my previous post on Jim Kunstler's latest article - : Going Full Whig yesterday. It may not be surprising therefore, that I did not possess the mental acuity at that late hour to fully take in what he was saying. So, here I am, back again, less than... Continue Reading →
Time To Remove Those Rose Coloured Spectacles
If ever you wanted to see a list of doom and gloom pointers from a wide variety of sources (and I doubt that you ever did) to the imminence of global financial, social, economic and moral collapse leading to a complete disintegration of modern civilisation, then this is it. This post inspired by: The Automatic... Continue Reading →
Monsanto, Going Down
This post inspired by: Monsanto to Cut 2,600 Jobs as World Rejects its Products and Practices Well, the plan, and a whole lot of effort by activists, seems to be working. Monsanto is going down. I won't be cheering though. Not until the receivers move in and shut the whole disgraceful outfit down, for ever.... Continue Reading →
Something Stinks. Odious (or should that be ‘Odorous’) Debt?
How else, by what other means, in what specific way, apart from a Zombie Apocalypse, could a modern global society - yes one like we have now - come to a grinding halt and disappear into the mists of time? Yes, we all know - don't we? - about the risks from Peak Oil (which... Continue Reading →