Been meaning to get a link to this article by James Howard Kunstler from Orion online up for a couple of days. Kunstler, who seems to be one of the gurus of "peak oil," argues that the original European conquests of North America serve as apt metaphors for the relationship between Wal-Mart and American consumers today. At the heart of that comparision is the unsustainability of the relationship itself... Via Resource Insights.
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