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Dmitry Orlov, the author of Reinventing Collapse and many other books, has become a publisher lately and, in his capacity as publisher and publicist, Dmitry and I will be chatting about the new book he just brought out, 150 Strong; A Pathway to a Different Future by Rob O’Grady. 150 Strong is a valuable handbook for understanding the proper scale to successfully manage human affairs in the political scene of the coming decades, when the economies of everyday life contract to a far more local level. Rob O’Grady is an engineer and father of three who has been stirred to action by his reflections on environmental issues and his everyday encounters with the perversity of our current system. Trained in the discipline of “sustainability engineering,” he discerned early in his career that to talk of sustainability in the world of business and politics was “to pour from the empty into the void,” because the underlying context is subversive of such efforts.

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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.

8 Responses to “KunstlerCast 280 — “150 Strong” with Dmitry Orlov”

  1. routersurfer August 30, 2016 at 6:05 pm #

    Great podcast! I agree with the idea of 150. Humans being what they are we should all remember The Great Bell Curve will move that number around. Funny, but I see shades of that in JHK’s WORLD MADE BY HAND books. Except for medical and communications we are moving towards a better world. Dmitry, you are a great spokes person for Rob. I wish Rob the best with his new writing career. Look forward to reading it after my WORLD MADE BY HAND reading orgy. Peace.

  2. PeteAtomic September 2, 2016 at 9:46 am #

    First time I’ve heard Mr. Orlov. Thanks for the show. I totally agree with much of his sentiment regarding interpersonal relationships during/after a collapse.

    It’s nice to hear some sanity & pragmatism.

    • routersurfer September 7, 2016 at 9:13 pm #

      Agreed. Head for the farm. My family had some great cherry trees sorry they are gone.

  3. DavidCantrell May 20, 2020 at 6:10 am #

    Dmitry Orlov is a very good writer. His publications are very famous in the state. I am a big fan of this page. And I want to say that writers have God gifted talent for creativity which studybay help students a lot. They create such content that people like and they haven’t seen before.


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