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KunstlerCast #201: Listener Mailbag

Light Pollution, the Printed Page v. the Screen & More Released: April 12, 2012 JHK fields listeners calls about the healthcare industry and its future in the Long Emergency, the validity of peak oil, cognitive ability to retain information from a computer screen vs. the printed page, and light pollution. Direct Download: KunstlerCast_201.mp3 (25 MB more »

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KunstlerCast #192: Arthur E. Berman, Petroleum Geologist

Magical Thinking and Fracking Released: Feb. 2, 2012 James Howard Kunstler speaks by phone with Arthur E. Berman, who is a petroleum geologist and consultant to the energy sector; editorial board member of The Oil Drum; associate editor of the AAPG Bulletin; director of The Association for the Study of Peak Oil. Berman has published more »

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KunstlerCast #188: Forecast 2012

JHK’s New Year’s Resolution Released: Jan. 5, 2012 JHK discusses his 2012 Annual Forecast. He thinks this may be the year that we discover that shale gas and oil is just another bubble, simply a destination for hot money to make returns in a financial landscape that doesn’t offer many. He also mentions a recent more »

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KunstlerCast #186: John Michael Greer

Apocalypse Not, Green Wizardry and Techno-Narcissism Released: Dec. 22, 2011 John Michael Greer, author of The Long Descent, The Wealth of Nature and, most recently, Apocalypse Not, joins JHK and Duncan by phone to speak about 2012 apocalypse scenarios, Green Wizardry, politics and techno narcissism. Greer explains how the 1970s were the last time that more »

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KunstlerCast #185: Duncan on Relocalize Vermont

A Chat With the KunstlerCast Host Released: Dec. 15, 2011 In this episode, Duncan appears solo on a radio program called Relocalizing Vermont  to talk about The KunstlerCast book and podcast and the influence that James Howard Kunstler has had on him. In this half-hour interview by Carl Etnier asks Duncan about the KunstlerCast came more »

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KunstlerCast #181: A Collegiate Discussion of World Made By Hand

KunstlerCast in English Class Released: Nov. 17, 2011 JHK takes questions from the students in a college English class who have just completed reading “World Made By Hand,” a post-peak oil novel. These highly intelligent questions range in topic from the role of religion, violence, and narrative strategy of Wold Made By Hand. Jim also more »

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KunstlerCast #179: The Long Emergency vs. NYC’s Resurgency

JHK Debates Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White Released: Nov. 3, 2011 In this special episode we listen to a recording from: “The Long Emergency vs. NYC’s Resurgency: A Debate about the Future of Cities” featuring Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White and author James Howard Kunstler. Jeff Olson of Alta Planning & more »

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KunstlerCast #177: JHK Addresses Preservationists

Not All Buildings Are Worth Saving Released: Oct. 21, 2011 Jim and Duncan talk about Historic Preservation on their return drive from the annual conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, held in Buffalo this week. This show includes an excerpt from the keynote address Jim gave to kick off the conference. During the more »

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KunstlerCast #176: Listener Mailbag

JHK Answers Questions From Listener Callers Released: Oct. 13, 2011 JHK and Duncan get caught up on listener calls. Question topics include: Phoenix vs. Georgia; repealing the gas tax, The Long Descent, the downgrading of America and why aren’t there any African-American characters in Jim’s World Made By Hand novels. One listener also shares a more »

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KunstlerCast #171: The End of Growth – Part 2

JHK Speaks to Richard Heinberg Released: Sept. 1, 2011 In the conclusion of this one-hour conversation, Richard Heinberg, author of Peak Everything, The Party’s Over and the newly published The End of Growth joins James Howard Kunstler by phone to talk about peak oil, financial dysfunction, techno-grandiosity, the fate of industrial aggriculture and the suburban more »

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KunstlerCast #170: The End of Growth – Part 1

JHK Speaks to Richard Heinberg Released: Aug. 25, 2011 In part one of this one-hour conversation, Richard Heinberg, author of Peak Everything, The Party’s Over and the newly published The End of Growth joins James Howard Kunstler by phone to talk about peak oil, financial dysfunction, political convulsions and generational conflict. *If you can’t wait more »

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KunstlerCast #169: Will TLE Put an End to Spontaneous Behavior?

Car Dependency and the American National Character Released: Aug. 18, 2011 A listener asks if American’s cherished value of spontaneity is inextricably bound to car dependency. JHK shares his thoughts on the American National Character and how it may change during The Long Emergency. Topics include: Alexis de Tocqueville, Carmageddon, Convenience, Car Sharing. Direct Download: more »

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KunstlerCast #154: Q & A with JHK

At The Sanctuary for Independent Media Released: April 28, 2011 JHK and Duncan visit The Sanctuary for Independent Media, an old church in North Central Troy NY which has been repurposed as community media space. After a public lecture, JHK takes questions from the audience on a variety of urban planning and energy topics. Direct more »

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KunstlerCast #152: Is Peak Oil a Conspiracy Theory?

The Dependency-enabling Relationship Between Govt. & The U.S. People Released: April 14, 2011 James Howard Kunstler has said many times that he’s allergic to conspiracy theories. Yet his own ideas about peak oil sort of sound like a conspiracy theory since he believes that the U.S. government has a dependency-enabling relationship with the American public more »

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KunstlerCast #151: Energy Delusions

Fantasies About Our Oil Dependency Released: April 7, 2011 James Howard Kunstler believes Americans and their leaders are lying to themselves about our current energy predicament. There is a tremendous body of fantasy about how much energy Americans can harvest from shale gas, shale oil, tar sands, running the American truck fleet on natural gas more »

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KunstlerCast #145: Listener Mailbag

JHK Takes Questions from the Audience Released: Feb. 24, 2011 JHK and Duncan get caught up on questions from listener callers. Topics include post-petroleum education, the homogenization of America, Vancouver and light pollution. Note: This episode includes one curseword. Direct Download: KunstlerCast_145.mp3 (31 MB | 44:17 mins.) Listener Caller Line: 1-(866) 924-9499 toll-free Sponsor: This more »

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KunstlerCast #144: American Jitney

Slugging and Couch Surfing in the USA Released: Feb. 17, 2011 JHK discusses slugging and couch surfing and other casual self-organizing transportation and lodging systems that are emerging under new terms of existence in a less affluent USA. Note: This episode contains explicit language Direct Download: KunstlerCast_144.mp3 (24 MB | 34:39 mins.) Listener Caller Line: more »

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KunstlerCast #142: Forecast 2011

Time for a Reset Released: Jan. 27, 2011 James Howard Kunstler speaks about his annual forecast for 2011. Although there are a lot of people out there cheering for a “recovery,” JHK believes it’s time for a reset. He foresees food shortages, financial strain and political troubles ahead. Read Jim’s Forecast 2011. Note: This episode more »

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KunstlerCast #126: The Disservice Industry & The Next Manhattan Project

Will Boomers Answer the Call? Released: Sept. 23, 2010 James Howard Kunstler joins Duncan by phone from his hotel room in New Orleans. Their conversation moves from Dearborn, Michigan (2:49 – 5:13 mins) to the failings of the airline industry (5:13 – 14:30 mins), to Burlington, Vt. (14:30 – 22:45 mins), to the potential of more »

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KunstlerCast #125: Cassandra, A Thought Experiment

JHK Travels Back in Time to Warn The American People of the Future that Awaits Them Released: Sept. 16, 2010. Duncan asks JHK what he would say to the American people of 1946 if he had the means to travel back in time. What would Kunstler tell them about the suburban dream as promised to more »

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KunstlerCast #123: The Witch of Hebron

In-Depth Interview by Peter Golden Released: Aug. 26, 2010. Journalist/Author Peter Golden interviews James Howard Kunstler about The Witch of Hebron (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010), the second novel in Kunstler’s World Made By Hand series. Without giving away any important plot points, Golden explores the major themes in this autumn story set in a world more »

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KunstlerCast #116: Deep Water Horizon

Oil Spill Adds to the Converging Crises Released: June 17, 2010. JHK examines the tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the fog of incomplete information that surrounds it. Kunstler sees this incident as further proof that the peak oil story is real. Now that the low hanging fruit of our oil resources more »

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KunstlerCast #114: Agrarian Urbanism

The New New Urbanism? Released: May 27, 2010. James Howard Kunstler recently returned from the 18th Annual Congress for the New Urbanism. Agrarian urbanism was a hot topic among many New Urbanists at the Congress and in this episode Kunstler takes the time to explore the topic of food production in cities. Rising energy prices more »

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KunstlerCast #95: Where We’re At ’09

The Context of Current Events Released: Dec. 31, 2009. James Howard Kunstler takes a moment to examine where we’re at as a culture at the end of 2009. JHK shares his thought process leading up to his 2010 Forecast. Topics include healthcare, economics and foreign affairs. [Note: This podcast contains some cursewords.] Direct Download: KunstlerCast_95.mp3 more »

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KunstlerCast #92: Long Emergency US Tour -Part 2

How Things Might Go Down As Energy Becomes Scarce Released: Dec. 10, 2009. In this in part two of this discussion, James Howard Kunstler predicts how various regions of the United States will fare during the coming energy crisis that he anticipates. Kunstler refers to the coming crisis as “The Long Emergency.” In this half more »

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