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KunstlerCast 249 — Chatting with Steve Ludlum of the Economic Undertow blog

#249 — JHK chats with Steve Ludlum of the Economic-Undertow.com blog about the contemporary economy as a waste engine. We venture into dark and distant corners of the economic story, including population overshoot, the potential for social disorder, and the role of gold and silver as currencies.
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James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency and the four-book series of World Made By Hand novels, set in a post economic crash American future. His most recent book is Living in the Long Emergency; Global Crisis, the Failure of the Futurists, and the Early Adapters Who Are Showing Us the Way Forward. Jim lives on a homestead in Washington County, New. York, where he tends his garden and communes with his chickens.

3 Responses to “KunstlerCast 249 — Chatting with Steve Ludlum of the Economic Undertow blog”

  1. mow October 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm #

    once again , the current resident of 1600 pennsylvania avenue is a corporate stooge .
    just like his predecessors .

  2. Warren October 5, 2013 at 1:48 pm #

    True, I used to live in a large northeastern city, a place where practically everyone uses public transportation, So I was surprised when taking the bus in a medium sized mid western city that the demographics were so different, none of the business or professionals you see on the DC Metro or the T in Boston. I was dressed professionally and did not fit in, the man in the seat next to me said he had lost his license too, which was why he was on the bus, I said I had a drivers license and a car but that I preferred the bus it was convenient to use, in that it went from near I was staying to a bloc of where I had to go. He looked at me like I was from Mars.


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