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John Michael Greer: The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead

The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions.

Steve Keen: The Deliberate Blindness Of Our Central Planners

The models we use for decision making determine the outcomes we experience. So, if our models are faulty or flawed, we make bad decisions and suffer bad outcomes.

Arthur Berman Interview: Why Today's Shale Era Is The Retirement Party For Oil Production

To separate the hype from reality on US shale oil, our podcast guest is Arthur Berman, a geological consultant with 34 years of experience in petroleum exploration and production.

Greece Exposes The Global Economy's Achilles Heel

The new Greek political party, known as Syriza, the Coalition of the Radical Left, has done the unthinkable

Keep your Eyes on the Prize

At the essential center of the framework of the Crash Course is the almost insultingly simple idea that endless growth on a finite planet is an impossibility.

The Surprising Data Behind Shale Oil

Hooray, oil is suddenly much cheaper than it used to be. That's great news, right? Not so fast.

The Environment: Increasing Waste

The other disheartening part of the story of the environment concerns the things we put back into it and the impact they have on the ecosystems that support all of life, ours included.

Oil and the Global Slowdown

The world economy is slowing down and the authorities are fretting.

Shale Oil: Expensive, Over-hyped, and Short-Lived

The mainstream press has faithfully repeated every press and PR statement made by the shale producers.

Learning From Ancient Human Cultures

We are much more into securing our future based on accumulation rather than on sharing.
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