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 •
Melbourne's Donald Trump Protests: Harbinger of the Rise of Pauline Hanson?
How does Australia prevent its own far-right insurgence? Possibly by outflanking them. In other words, by rescinding its slipshod Multicultural Policy
Feb 3, 2017 • 14 min read •
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 •
World Electioneering Entertainment 2016: 1,000 Years of Energy Independence and the Greatest Con Ever?
Could Trump be playing a WEE character in order to distract the citizenry from peaking energy supplies and the collapse of industrial civilization? [part 1/3]
Oct 28, 2016 • 16 min read •
Politics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse
Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole different story when going down [part 2/4]
Sep 26, 2016 • 13 min read •
The West's Abetment of an Islamic State in Turkey?
Surely the United States wouldn't condone “radical Islam” right? For if it did, controlling a country would be as easy as controlling a few clerics [part 3/3]
Aug 29, 2016 • 12 min read •
The Backstory to the Attempted Turkish Coup
“Better the devil you know than the devil you don't”, which is perhaps useful when you know which one of them you know better than the other [part 2/3]
Aug 19, 2016 • 10 min read •
Erdoğan's Shift From American to Russian Fossil Fuels?
Regardless of whether the attempted Turkish coup was real or not, could control of an energy conduit have been the underlying motive? [part 1/3]
Aug 10, 2016 • 11 min read •
Make America Poopable Again: The Great Toilet Debate That Wasn't
The solution to the transgender restroom debate lies in the question affecting us all: What do we do with our effluents as industrial civilisation collapses?
Jul 11, 2016 • 14 min read •
Donald Trump, Anthony Bourdain, and the Plight of their (Indentured) Mexicans
Build a wall and deport undocumented Mexicans? How else could the US' (posh) way of life exist if not off the back of (indentured) Mexican labourers?
Jun 10, 2016 • 6 min read •