What follows are the continuance of my research, discussions, observations and thoughts around the nexus of debts, interest rates and the oil price.
Articles: debt (12)
Many readers have asked me to explain debt. They also ask: Why can’t we just cancel debt and start over? if we are reaching oil limits, and these limits threaten to destabilize the system.
The new Greek political party, known as Syriza, the Coalition of the Radical Left, has done the unthinkable
We don't appear to have learnt much from the crash.
Argentina is playing hardball with the vulture funds, which have been trying to force it into an involuntary bankruptcy.
A well known American comedian, Ron White, quips about the amount of sugar Americans eat by suggesting that certain restaurants install a sugar lick. Patrons can “belly up” and take their fill at the trough. Such an analogy might be apropos of some shale operators with regard to …
Corporatism, with its promotion of competition between individuals over scarce resources and money, laid the ground for individualism and for a heightened concept of the self.
Savings is the diet and exercise of a healthy economy.
In Extraenvironmentalist #59 we speak with critical theorist Max Haiven about the financialization of higher education and how it has limited our imagination...Then, we talk to Kio Stark about her recent book Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything
We are living through an unprecedented period of human history. Our population has exploded. We are now nearing or surpassing planetary limits that call into question the future of the global economy. And one problematic idea sits in the middle of it all. That idea is that MONEY = DEBT and its …