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I’m really excited about the ways that ASPO-USA is evolving. ASPO’s role has been to raise awareness about Peak Oil, and it is serving to expose the issue in new ways. I joined the board of an organization that I’d once criticized publically for being elitist and dominated by old white guys because those same…

Everyone needs to read Don Peck’s superb Atlantic Magazine piece on why the jobs aren’t coming back anytime soon. It confirms what I began writing back in late 2008 – that most often economic crises of the kind we have been seeing last a decade or more. Most recessions end when people start spending again,…

Every news media I looked at it is trumpeting good news – while unemployment increased in January, we’re thrilled that it was only be 20,000 jobs. Because of this, the unemployment rate fell to 9.7% amid, as we learn on CNN “hope the economy will add jobs soon.” What’s buried in the middle of the…