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Clusterfuck Nation – Blog > President Swamp

Clusterfuck Nation For your reading pleasure Mondays and Fridays Support this blog by visiting Jim’s Patreon Page And thanks to all my Patrons for your support! Donald Trump found out the hard way how illusory his powers as POTUS really were, conditioned against the inertia, malice, and bad faith resistance of the bureaucratic establishment, a.k.a. the more »

November 27, 2020 9:57 am

Podcast > KunstlerCast 337 — Yakking with David Collum about the Election Fracas and Other Choice Topics du Jour

Support this podcast by visiting Jim’s Patreon Page   David Collum is the Betty R. Miller Professor of Chemistry at Cornell University. He is the intellectual utility infielder of internet commentary, covering all the bases: culture, politics, finance, and technology, with often surprising views on the the predicaments of our time. Here we attempt to make more »

November 27, 2020 4:57 pm

Articles > JHK in The American Conservative: How a Massive Societal Shift Could Undo a Century of Ugly Building

J ames Howard Kunstler is the New Urbanism Fellow at The American Conservative. His monthly TAC columns appear in the New Urbs section. To support The American Conservative, click to read JHK’s essay there.   How a Massive Societal Shift Could Undo a Century of Ugly Building The new disposition of things will demand a more »

August 8, 2020 5:44 pm

Speeches & Guest Articles > Guest Post — Lockdown! An American in China Caught in the Corona Virus Emergency — by Evan Villarrubia

The following is a guest essay by Evan Villarrubia. “I feel stupid! And contagious!” — Nirvana The panic and lockdown state we are just exiting in Dali (southwestern China) has been by far the most intense historical episode I’ve ever experienced. I’ve gone through several deep emotional phase changes throughout this time. If I’d written more »

March 26, 2020 12:01 pm

Short Stories > The Law of the Jungle — Excerpt

Long ago — at least half a century — when mastodons roamed the boreal uplands of Vermont, and the commodious Checker cab ruled the streets of Manhattan, and President Kennedy met with leaders of newly-minted tropical nations who wore bone ornaments in their facial parts, a twelve-year-old boy named Jeff Greenaway was sent away from more »

June 8, 2018 4:45 pm

Other Stuff > Guest Post — The Rise of the Dream-State: Trans Agendas, Gender Confusion, Identity & Desire (Three Parts) — by Jasun Horsley

A trenchant, brave, and important essay by Auticulture blogger, Jasun Horsley on the cultural mystifications of the popular transgender meme, and its role in the pernicious identity politics of our time. Click link below for Part 1 in full (Parts 2 and 3 to follow): The Rise of the Dream-State: Trans Agendas, Gender Confusion, Identity more »

June 15, 2017 11:04 am

The Liminalist # 241: Reality-Based Living (with James Howard Kunstler)

Jasun Horsley speaks to Jim on May 9, 2020 in a 2 hour episode of The Liminalist podcast, about Riding the Long Emergency, Emergent Societies & Emergent Pathologies, Death & Eternity, A Still Moment and The Shale Oil Miracle.


The Strong Towns Podcast – James Howard Kunstler: Living in the Long Emergency

Chuck Marohon speaks to Jim on The Strong Towns Podcast, May 11, 2020, about the COVID-19 crisis and how his new book Living in the Long Emergency helps us understand what’s going on….and also how to create a healthy, vibrant, and enjoyable future.


McAlvany Interview With James Howard Kunstler

David McAlvaney of the McAlvany Financial Group talks with JHK on the April 14, 2020 McAlvany Weekly Commentary podcast about his ideas on how to thrive and how to make yourself useful to others while “Living in the Long Emergency.” Jim also shares his thoughts on how Modern Monetary Theory is an adventure in complete unreality.

My Garden > The Garden 2015 – 2016

I kind of let the garden report slide for a couple of years. Apologies. Below is where things stood on Christmas Eve 2015. As you can see, I began the project of converting the grass paths to wood chips as winter began. I made one conscious blunder: I lay down high-quality landscape cloth directly over more »

November 11, 2016 10:32 am

My Town > A Winter Tour of the Hidden Corners of a Little Town in Upstate NY

I moved here in November and have been exploring it through this weird, snowless winter of 2012.   Greenwich After the Civil War. Before the war its name was Union, NY,and before that it was called Whipple Cityafter its founder, Job Whipple.After the Civil War, the name Union was deemed politically incorrect for a nationwishing to more »

May 15, 2013 2:47 pm