Monthly Archives: June 2010

Robert Reich Calls Obama’s Oval Office Speech “Vapid,” A Missed Opportunity

Robert Reich has joined the chorus of those expressing disappointment in President Obama’s oval office speech, calling it “vapid.”  Says Reich, “His (Obama’s) words hung in the air with all the force of a fundraiser for your local public access … Continue reading

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U.S. Per Capita Energy Use Far Exceeds That Of Other Nations

Interesting chart posted on the Oil Drum shows that the U.S. and Canada per capita energy consumption is far greater than that of other countries.

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Gulf Oil Disaster Is Latest Wake-Up Call — We Must Reform Our Oligarchic Money Driven System

An interesting article in The Oil Drum, “Renewables to the rescue?”, reports that, “fossil fuels (oil, natural gas and coal) accounted for 87.5% of the energy we used. Wind, solar and geothermal combined accounted for 0.4%.” Modern civilization depends on … Continue reading

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