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Laughs Abound

Eleven year old Jeff Greenaway is in love and on the loose in Manhattan circa 1962.
This book will crack you up.
For adults.

Sheer antic delight” — Remsen Pilchard


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Archive | February, 2013

Not So Smart

“The Fed can afford to lose money because it can simply print more.”
The New York Times
     One striking but little discussed element about the new Netflix Washington political drama series, House of Cards, is that

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February 2013

Behold the new Perot Museum of Science and History in Dallas, Texas in all its magnificent cubosity! Wow, what an original idea! 

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KunstlerCast #218: Surveying the Local Ag Scene

Seth Jacobs and caterer Susie Quillio

Released: Feb. 21, 2013

JHK chats with Washington County farmer Seth Jacobs and caterer Susie Quillio about the developing local ag scene. Jim met Seth at the Cambridge bluegrass jam, where he was playing …

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Scale Implosion

    Back in the day when big box retail started to explode upon the American landscape like a raging economic scrofula, I attended many a town planning board meeting where the pro and con factions faced off over the

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KunstlerCast #217: The God of Progress is Dead

A Chat with John Michael Greer

Released: Feb. 15, 2013

John Michael Greer, author of The Long Descent, The Wealth of Nature and Apocalypse Not, returns to the KunstlerCast to speak with JHK by phone.

The new KunstlerCast theme music …

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State of the Union

   The fog of chatter about Federal Reserve money-printing shenanigans, currency wars, fiscal intransigence, exchange rates, and alphabetized rescue operations conceals the central reality of the historical moment: that all industrial economies now face epic contraction, even rip-roaring China in

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KunstlerCast #216: Chatting with the brave younger generation

Videographer Joe Schiappi

Released: Feb. 7, 2013

JHK banters with videographer Joe Schiappi, 27, who came to the Kunstler cave to interview JHK for a video about about technology, art, and the future, but also ended up as a guest …

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Cattle Drive

      How hilarious is the Federal Reserve’s cattle drive of cash money (i.e. “liquidity”) into the stock markets? I’ll tell you: if that cash is outflow from bonds that pay ZIRP interest rates, then this attempt to stampede

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