Get out of the Suburbs While You Can

The end of cheap oil is going to change everything: where you live, where you work and how you feed yourself, warns James Howard Kunstler.
November 24, 2004, 7am PST | Michael Dudley
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"The global oil peak is ushering in a permanent production decline that will put an end to the growth of industrial economies all around the world. In the US, that means an end to an economy based on continuous suburban expansion, production house-building, and the sales of stuff to fill up those houses. Without these activites, the public will soon discover that there is no American economy."

[Warning: Contains strong language.]

Thanks to Michael Dudley

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Published on Monday, November 8, 2004 in James Howard Kunstler
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