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June 2008 entries:

Let the Banks Go Under, Sell 10 Million Houses for $1 Each
(June 30, 2008)

The Art of Survival, Taoism and the Warring States
(June 27, 2008)

The Remnant, the Pareto Principle and You
(June 26, 2008)

A Critique of Reinventing Collapse
(June 25, 2008)

Under the Hood of Jim Kunstler's World Made by Hand
(June 24, 2008)

Food Shortages, Rising Prices, Stagnant Wages:
Welcome to the 13th Century

(June 23, 2008)

Did You Get This Spam, Too?
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Welcome to Sadr City, U.S.A.
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U.S. Lifestyle + "Healthcare" = Bankruptcy
(June 19, 2008)

Personal Resilience, Institutional Brittleness, and the Marketing of Powerlessness
(June 18, 2008)

Will Housing Provide a Hedge in Inflationary Times?
(June 17, 2008)

Are People Smarter than Media Pundits? Yes; Something Is Deeply Amiss
(June 16, 2008)

Saturday Quiz: Trade with China
(June 14, 2008)

Scapegoating China
(June 13, 2008)

$25 per Gallon Gasoline and a Crazy Idea
(June 12, 2008)

Dude, We Are So Doomed
(June 11, 2008)

Interest Rates Will Rise Regardless of the Fed
(June 10, 2008)

Recipe for National Insolvency
(June 9, 2008)

Saturday Quiz: Inflatable Electric Vehicles
(June 7, 2008)

Can the Market Solve the Energy Shortage/Peak Oil Crisis?
(June 6, 2008)

An Agenda for the Next President
(June 5, 2008)

Obama and McCain: One Political Junkie's View
(June 4, 2008)

Could 50% of All Homes End Up in Foreclosure?
(June 3, 2008)

Sleepwalking Into Recession
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