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Ho ho ho! It’s that time of year again. Here’s JHK’s holiday classic: A Christmas Orphan.

11-year-old Jeff Greenaway hears his mom and dad argue one night after an office Christmas party. He infers from their garbled squabble that he is an orphan, found in a willow basket on the welcome mat outside their New York apartment. Thinking now that his parents are imposters, he steals away to Grand Central Station and buys a train ticket to Drakesville, Vermont, where he intends to start life all over again.
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Edward Snowden — A Brave Young Man and a Heroic American

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Interview with Edward Snowden by Steven Erlanger Q. There’s a campaign for President Obama to pardon you before he leaves office. For many people, you’re a whistle-blowing hero, and for many other people you’re a traitor who broke your oath and betrayed your country. Having knowingly broken the law and fled the jurisdiction of the more »

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Reality Optional Economics

Just published at Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity website. Click to Read there. by James Howard Kunstler      The total tonnage of economic malarkey being shoveled over the American public these days would make the late Dr. Joseph Goebbels (Nazi Minister of “Public Enlightenment and Propaganda”) turn green in his grave with envy. It’s a more »

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The State of the Deep State — The Monster in America’s Closet

Just published at Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity website. Click here to read it there We’ve been hearing a lot about the so-called Deep State lately. What to make of this shadowy monster? Some observers link it to the paranoid fantasy called the New World Order, a staple of political talk radio (and a hobgoblin I more »

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Are You Crazy To Continue Believing In Collapse?

Just published at Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity website. Click here to read it there. That it hasn’t happened yet doesn’t mean you’re wrong….It’s nerve-wracking to live in the historical moment of an epic turning point, especially when the great groaning garbage barge of late industrial civilization doesn’t turn quickly where you know it must, and more »

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The Disenchantment of American Politics — And the Coming Uproar

Just published on Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity site.Read it there: Considering the problems we face as a nation, the torpor and lassitude of current politics in America seems like a kind of offense against history. What other people have allowed circumstances to run over them like so many ‘possums sleeping on the highway? The financial more »

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Un-Paving Our Way To Nirvana

Just published on Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity site:Read it there. You can’t overstate the baleful effects for Americans of living in the tortured landscapes and townscapes we created for ourselves in the past century. This fiasco of cartoon suburbia, overgrown metroplexes, trashed small cities and abandoned small towns, and the gruesome connective tissue of roadways, commercial smarm, more »

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Growth is Obsolete –Society needs to realize growth does not equal prosperity

Just published on Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity site:Read it there. Good layout. Nice links…. by James Howard Kunstler The word that sticks in the craw of many who cogitate over economics is growth. The condition that the word refers to has proven disturbingly problematic in recent years, especially as world’s population continues to expand exponentially and the more »

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Returning to the ‘Real’ — The virtual is not an adequate substitute for the authentic

Just published on Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity site:Read it there. Good layout. Nice links…. by James Howard Kunstler      A paradox of life in these times is the inverse relationship between technological wizardry and the satisfactions of being a live organism in a real place (i.e., on the planet Earth).  It probably boils down to a more »

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Reality does not have an ideology: Class, Race, Hierarchy, and Social Relations in The Long Emergency

Just published on Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity site:Read it there. Good layout. Nice links…. by James Howard Kunstler After the second novel in my World Made By Hand series (The Witch of Hebron) came out in 2010, I was beset by indignant reviews and angry letters from female readers over my depiction of gender and more »

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JHK’s Essay on Harvard’s “Landscape Urbanism” Program

  From the newly published book Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents      The Zombies of Gund Hall Go Forth to Eat America’s Brains by James Howard Kunstler             Long about the late 1990s, anxiety beset the mandarins in the architecture schools when a reform movement calling itself The New Urbanism more »

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Dmitry Orlov’s Excellent New Book

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This essay is a review of Dmitry Orlov’s excellent new book, The Five Stages of Collapse. I can’t recommend the book highly enough. Orlov is one of the great literary stylists of his generation as well as one of the leading intellectuals. Link to Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity A Review of Dmitry Orlov’s The Five more »

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Jhk On “Cities Of The Future” – Article In Orion Magazine Summer Issue

Jhk On “Cities Of The Future” – Article In Orion Magazine Summer Issue

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Interview With Dana Kennedy Of Aol News About Middle East Crisis

Interview With Dana Kennedy Of Aol News About Middle East Crisis

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Jhk Interview With David Wilk Of Writerscast – A Quality Conversion About “The Witch Of Hebron”

Jhk Interview With David Wilk Of Writerscast – A Quality Conversion About “The Witch Of Hebron”

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Introduction To James Mccommon’s New Book: “Waiting On A Train”

Introduction To James Mccommon’s New Book: “Waiting On A Train“

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New Yorker Article Featuring Jhk

The New Yorker January 26, 2009 The Dystopians; Bad times are boom times for some. by Ben McGrath SECTION: FACT; American Chronicles; Pg. 41 Vol. 84 No. 46 LENGTH: 7208 words A year and a half ago, with real-estate prices falling, Dmitry Orlov, a forty-six-year-old software engineer from Leningrad, sold his apartment in the Brighton section of Boston, along more »

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