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Review: A History of the Future by James Kunstler

In the category of thrilling fiction about our post-industrial future, James Howard Kunstler’s World Made By Hand novels have no equal.

Review of After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World (short story collection edited by John Michael Greer)

'After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World' is a short story collection edited by John Michael Greer.

Deep thought - dystopia and revolt - June 5

•The War on Scarcity •The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future •Without Water, Revolution •Turkish hopes for a new beginning •The Stockholm Uprising and the Myth of Swedish Social Democracy •The Natural Limits Of Confronting Our Limits •Days …

Review: The Kingdom on the Edge of Reality by Gahan Hanmer

Self-reliant, “intentional” communities, as they're often now called, have been around for centuries. They have come in a myriad of forms, including monasteries, secular communes, co-ops, cohousing communities and many others.

Two Books that Shed Light on Our Present Predicament: Arcadia and The Dog Stars

There’s no shortage of modern writers who are exploring our modern dystopia by, as someone has put it in a different context, “remembering forward.” Recently, I happened to read two such novels back to back, both quite fine and both illustrative of that something in the …

Deep thought-Dec 6

•Welcome To The New Normal: Poor, Not Special, But Here And Not There •Feed the Hunger •The Cloud: What are we doing to our minds?

The desert and the settlement: three American anarchists

 Akshay Ahuja reviews A Paradise Built in Hell, Good News, and The Long Loneliness.

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