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Michael Klare: Finite Resources And The Geography of Conflict

In the end, all wars are resource wars
Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:49 PM

Ukraine. Iraq. Nigeria. Libya. Tunisia. Syria. All are hotspots of conflict in different regions of the world, yet the same underlying cause behind each can clearly be seen when looking through the lens of finite resources.

In this week's podcast, Chris talks with Hampshire college professor Michael Klare, author of The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for World's Last Resources and Resource Wars. » Read more

Daily Digest

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Daily Digest 4/8 - Alberta Oil Boom Is Boon For Thieves, Cows In Cities Spread Disease

Monday, April 8, 2013, 11:49 AM
  • The Boomer housing bust: coming to Australia?
  • Acute Gold Shortage Reported In Southern India
  • The Template That Nobody Is Watching
  • Dirty Harry to World Savers “You’ve Got To Ask Yourself… – Do You Feel Lucky?
  • Bubble or No, This Virtual Currency Is a Lot of Coin in Any Realm
  • Alberta oil field boom is a boon for thieves
  • Rural Kenyans Are Bringing Their Cows With Them to Cities. What Could Go Wrong?
  • When The Earth Moved: What happened to the environmental movement?
Daily Digest

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Daily Digest 3/15 - Central Banks Souring On The Dollar, The Petro Business Cycle

Friday, March 15, 2013, 1:16 PM
  • Central banks souring on the dollar
  • Census: Record 1 in 3 US counties are now dying
  • The Petro Business Cycle, Part II
  • Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum: The Coming Crisis in Japan
  • The big winners in Detroit’s fiscal crisis? Wall Street bankers
  • How London’s gold and silver prices are ‘fixed’
  • UBS Loses $2.6 Billion In 2012, Hands Out $2.6 Billion In Bonuses
  • Bixi Toronto Stats And Cars In Canada
  • Greenspan: No irrational exuberance, stocks undervalued
  • Banking Big On The Singularity
  • Thieves Blight Nigeria's Swamps with Spilt Oil
  • 'Carmakers manipulate emissions tests'
  • Bee deaths: EU delays action on pesticides ban
Daily Digest

Daily Digest 3/14 - Endless Government Manipulation, The Price Of Green Energy

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:43 AM
  • The graph Bernanke should look at before ‘exiting’ anything
  • Charlie Rose: Jeremy Grantham
  • Mark Faber: Endless Government Manipulation
  • Inflation Targeting Revisited; Three Major Fed-Sponsored Bubbles; Who Benefits From Inflation?
  • 1,000 companies going bankrupt in Italy every day as country faces full-scale ‘credit emergency’
  • Young inventor’s flash idea to scare off lions
  • Detroit City Council continues to fight governor's EFM plan
  • U.S. to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances
  • It's Going To End Badly
  • Thieves Blight Nigeria's Swamps with Spilt Oil
  • Deepwater rig worker weeps as he admits he overlooked warning of blast that set off America’s worst environmental disaster
  • The Price of Green Energy: Is Germany Killing the Environment to Save It?
  • Japan's Methane Hydrate Gas Extraction Is First In The World
  • Greenland's resources boom still more talk than action
  • Analysis: Antibiotic apocalypse
  • Pentagon weapons-maker finds method for cheap, clean water

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