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Jim Kunstler On Occupy Everything

It was interesting to me that my comments that protesting the economy without also including elements of economic protest were taken to mean “I think Occupy Wall Street is bad.” I still think that to be genuinely effective, protests of capitalism have to take into account what will replace it – and our own implication…

Is It Getting Good To Us?

If you have to accustom yourself to the end of growth, the Onion reassures us that it won’t be too hard: 63 percent of Americans said they had come to rely upon the familiar sense of dread that came from knowing the country was quickly losing its place as an economic superpower, while 71 percent…

What Do You Call It?

Ok, folks, I’m taking a poll – what do you call a society and an economy that can’t keep growing, but can get better in ways that haven’t been part of the conventional measures. What I’m looking for is a word or a couple of words that are evocative, not boring, not too wordy or…