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The Real Plan? To Make America Ungovernable

Richard Heinberg

The US presidential election of 2020 is now behind us—or is it? President Trump has yet to concede his defeat, and many Republican lawmakers have demanded recounts and backed lawsuits. Some commentators fear that the current administration is laying...

A Target of Alberta’s ‘War Room’ Fires Back

David Hughes

[Editor’s note: Last year Alberta Premier Jason Kenney established a $30-million-per-year, publicly funded “war room” to promote the oil and gas industry and slam those who don’t. Hired to run it was Tom Olsen, a veteran right-wing politico and losing candidate...

Farm Journal Entry

Jason Bradford

I’m having a hard time not getting distracted by troublesome thoughts. We’ve got a Supreme Court ready to go with plans to help Trump suppress voting and heavily armed paramilitaries awaiting a call to use violence to keep him in office. Meanwhile, the...

Is the “Great Unraveling” Upon Us?

Asher Miller

Introducing “The Great Unraveling?”, a series of interviews with some of the world’s foremost experts on a broad range of environmental and societal challenges, culminating with a powerful discussion on what these converging and accelerating crises mean, and how...

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Has oil peaked?

Richard Heinberg

Last month, the world’s 4th largest oil company—BP—predicted that the world will never again consume as much petroleum as it did last year. So, have we finally hit peak oil? And if so, what does that mean for our...