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Alice Friedemann: When The Trucks Stop Running

The modern trucking fleet is living on borrowed time
Sunday, August 21, 2016, 11:59 AM

Alice Friedemann is a transportation expert sounding the alarm on the unsustainable nature of our modern trucking system, which is critical for delivering goods where they need to be, when they need to be, in our just-in-time economy.

The world's trucking fleet is remarkably dependent on petroleum and, for a number of reasons she outlines in this interview, is not feasibly able to shift over to electricity or other alternative fuels. » Read more

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The Electrical Grid May Well Be The Next War's Battlefield

Crippling the US without firing a shot
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:38 PM

We talk a lot about Peak Cheap Oil as the Achilles' heel of the exponential monetary model, but the real threat to the quality of our daily lives would be a sustained loss of electrical power. Anything over a week without power for any modern nation would be a serious problem.  » Read more

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Daily Digest 4/6 - Canadian Housing Downturn Evident, Turning Off The Power to Run the Grid

Saturday, April 6, 2013, 1:33 PM
  • The 1% Bug-Out Plan: Why Third-World Billionaires Are Buying Fortresses in London, New York and Miami
  • Our Parasitic Fed is Triggering the Five Stages of Collapse
  • Wall Street on the dole: America pays out millions in jobless benefits to millionaires
  • Signs of a Canadian housing downturn are everywhere
  • Stockman feels force of Washington fury
  • Turning off the Power to Run the Grid
  • Linking clean energy sources solves blackout conundrum
  • Monsanto's Dark History: 1901-2011