Collapse

Make Hay While the Pandemic Rages
In other words, treat COVID-19 like a dry-run for the upcoming “big one”
Aug 3, 2020 10 min read comments
Make Hay While the Pandemic Rages
A Relatively Mild Pandemic has Instigated the Fleecing of the United States' Populace
However don't expect strikes and yellow vests to fix underlying problems
Apr 12, 2020 15 min read comments
A Relatively Mild Pandemic has Instigated the Fleecing of the United States' Populace
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?
Divide and Distract: If Donald Trump Wins the Election He Loses, But if He Loses the Election He Wins
Might this zany election not only be fixed but part of a grand farce to distract us from the collapse of industrial civilisation? [part 2/3]
Nov 7, 2016 19 min read comments
Divide and Distract: If Donald Trump Wins the Election He Loses, But if He Loses the Election He Wins