Tag Archives: Collapse

The fall of empires?

More and more people seem to be aware of how precarious civilization is in 2022. At least our current civilization as an effective near-worldwide system. And of these people, the belief is growing that the last of the empires of … Continue reading

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Homeless camps and other features of modern American life

Piles of trash. Piles of possessions, hard to distinguish from trash, including packs and sleeping bags and boxes of things. Stolen and abandoned shopping carts, some from long-closed businesses. The sickening stench of human feces and the sharp odor of … Continue reading

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Republican garbage piled deeper and higher

Meanwhile, the garbage trucks keep rolling in, the illegal dumpers are not slowing down, and GOP landfill operators continue to pretend that they know what they are doing. Enough of a metaphor? Read on. The 2022 election was the GOP’s … Continue reading

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Politicization of everyday life

A curious incident a few days ago points out the odd (and somewhat frightful) condition of modern American society. A customer service representative recently received a call from a borrower. He was upset because his payment was late and therefore … Continue reading

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Urban collapse – Cleveland style

The events are incredible. This comes from Cleveland, Ohio, and a high school there. We won’t report the details, which you can read and watch (video available) here. In summary: four armed car thieves (in stolen cars) show up at … Continue reading

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The China question – and the world ahead

The recent (so far “successful”) visit of Her Imperial Highness the Worshipful Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress Assembled, third in succession to His Magnamity and Omnipotent Mightness Joseph R Biden, to … Continue reading

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Genocide in the 21st Century

It’s all fun and games until it is YOUR kind of people that start getting processed. The Twentieth Century is often considered to be THE Century of Genocide. But it seems that that revered, ancient tradition is far from dead … Continue reading

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Pollution and a young, surprisingly stable planet

Warning – what follows ain’t rocket science, but it is a wee bit complicated now and then. Don’t try to share with people you know are mentally challenged and buy whatever the media spews at them, unless you have the … Continue reading

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A functional society? What is that?

The dysfunctional nature of modern popular culture (and therefore, society) has been an open secret for decades, even while the process accelerates. (It is perhaps more correct to say the process is accelerated.) It is less and less hidden, and … Continue reading

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Supply chain collapse

A couple of weeks ago, Ryan Johnson published a very interesting piece in Medium.com. He explains (1) the current shipping crisis – key to the supply chain collapse we are living through – is very likely a LONG-TERM problem, and … Continue reading

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