Later this month I'll be appearing at the following bookstores to give a talk and to sign copies of Shrinking the Technosphere:
Tuesday, January 24, 17:30—18:30
Asheville, North Carolina
Wednesday, January 25, 19:00—20:00
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Thursday, January 26, 19:00 – 20:15
Quail Ridge Books
Raleigh, North Carolina
Friday, January 27, 19:00—20:00
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Hope to see you there!
If you are interested in inviting me for a talk and a book signing, please email EJ at newsociety.com.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Whenever something big happens, people become confused. Is a power cut just a temporary glitch in the grid, or is it the end of the grid?
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Exit Strategy for Traitors. This article is an update. Nothing has changed fundamentally, but a lot has happened, and the situation has improved in just one single respect.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
And so Trump’s plan to “make America great again” through infrastructure spending, repatriating manufacturing jobs and other great quests will have to wait, possibly forever. All of these things would require taking on even more debt, even as around the world everyone tries to unload US debt as fast as possible, leaving the Federal Reserve as the debt-buyer of last resort. This would have the effect of turning US sovereign debt into a pure Ponzi scheme, and Ponzi schemes don’t go on for too long. But if the requirement to “make America great again” is nonnegotiable, what alternatives are there?