Collapse

Forget “Front of the Queue”, Scott Morrison is Enabling a Front for Q
Although Morrison hasn't made a Big Lie like former US president Donald Trump, his incessant Little Lies may very well be leading Australia in precisely the same direction
May 18, 2022 137 min read comments
Forget “Front of the Queue”, Scott Morrison is Enabling a Front for Q
Make Hay While the Pandemic Rages
In other words, treat COVID-19 like a dry-run for the upcoming “big one”
Aug 3, 2020 9 min read comments
Make Hay While the Pandemic Rages
The Coming Fall of the House of Saud
Austerity is in, and the countdown to Saudi Arabia's fire sale is on! [part 2/2]
Dec 31, 2017 18 min read comments
The Coming Fall of the House of Saud
No, Not NEOM Nor Even Women Can Save Saudi Arabia and its Monarchy from Peak Oil and Collapse
You know things have taken a turn for the desperate when women have started to drive – or rather, when they're about to start driving in Saudi Arabia [part 1/2]
Dec 8, 2017 11 min read comments
No, Not NEOM Nor Even Women Can Save Saudi Arabia and its Monarchy from Peak Oil and Collapse
Bands of Gypsies, Assisting Us in Achieving Harmony in the Face of Collapse
By being seeds of music, can bands of Gypsies help bring harmony and light to the world, particularly in what appears to be the coming years of darkness? [part 4/6]
Mar 21, 2017 13 min read comments
Bands of Gypsies, Assisting Us in Achieving Harmony in the Face of Collapse
Imposing Limits to Music in the Age of Limits to Growth
With Spotify's “infinite” catalogue providing the equivalent of the musical one-night stand, might it be worthwhile to think about placing some limits to music? [part 2/6]
Mar 8, 2017 11 min read comments
Imposing Limits to Music in the Age of Limits to Growth
The Music Industry: Aiming for the Singularity But Hitting Collapse Instead
The music industry managed to stem its piracy-induced hemorrhage. Nonetheless, and like the rest of industrial civilisation, it's on its way to collapse [part 1/6]
Mar 1, 2017 10 min read comments
The Music Industry: Aiming for the Singularity But Hitting Collapse Instead
Book Review | Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence
A review of Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed's excellent big-picture take on what he calls the “crisis of civilization” (as opposed to a “clash of civilizations”)
Feb 13, 2017 10 min read comments
Book Review | Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence
Controlling the Collapse Argument With the Fakery of “Fake News”, Or More Like a Case of Plain Old (Unuseful) Idiocy?
Are certain peak oil and collapse sites being blacklisted from being blacklisted, or might those in charge just be daft to the big picture here?
Dec 8, 2016 6 min read comments
Controlling the Collapse Argument With the Fakery of “Fake News”, Or More Like a Case of Plain Old (Unuseful) Idiocy?
It's Time We Divest From the Pipelines – the Pipelines of Film and Television
Thanks to all the knock-on effects, there's possibly no greater change we could make in our lives to combat fossil fuel consumption (and thus climate change) than ditching film and television [part 4/4]
Oct 14, 2016 19 min read comments
It's Time We Divest From the Pipelines – the Pipelines of Film and Television