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Keynesian Economics Is an Artifact of Cheap Energy

Of the many delusions of modern economics, perhaps the greatest is that the dominant Keynesian model reflects permanent dynamics of advanced economies. Economics, along with other social sciences, makes an implicit claim that its econometric claims are the equal of the … Continue reading

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Keystone XL and America’s Psychopathic Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Keystone XL Pipeline is a long-controversial proposed Canadian pipeline project through the U.S. north to south, from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, to trans-ship the world’s most global-warming filthiest oil, from Canada’s tar-sands, … Continue reading

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Will Our Grandchildren Wonder Why We Didn’t Build a Renewable Power Grid When It Was Still Affordable?

Anyone seeking clarity on the energy picture a decade or two out is to be forgiven for finding a thoroughly confusing divide. On the one hand, we have reassuring projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) that assume current … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin’s 2016 End-of-Year Press Conference

Eric Zuesse On Friday, December 23rd, Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual four-hour press conference. His answers — both to internal Russian questions, and to questions about foreign affairs — displayed his intentions and goals, including the reduction of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Biggest Test So Far

Eric Zuesse On December 7th, was posed the biggest test so far of the mettle of America’s President-Elect, Donald Trump. He had said several times during his campaign, that if elected as President, he would seek a new, less-hostile, relationship … Continue reading

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