Abby Martin’s Personal Tribute to Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert

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Sincere condolences to Michael’s family and friends and everyone who loved him and respected his work. ~Lo

breakingtheset on Apr 15, 2014

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice.

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Max Keiser: Mike Ruppert: Peak Oil and The End of Our Industrial Civilization

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Sep 22, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews

In this edition of the show Max interviews Mike Ruppert from He talks about the decline of the American empire at the end of the age of oil. Mike Ruppert is an American author, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, and investigative journalist and peak oil advocate.

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A Farm for the Future (must-see; repost)

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In case you missed this when it was first posted.


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Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key. With her father close to retirement, Rebecca returns to her family’s wildlife-friendly farm in Devon, to become the next generation to farm the land. But last year’s high fuel prices were a wake-up call for Rebecca. Continue reading

Jon Talton: The Great Disruption + Q and A

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May 26, 2012 by

Talk by Jon Talton, Economics Columnist at the Seattle Times on “The Great Disruption” given May 24, 2012 at the Common Good Cafe at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle, WA.

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The Crisis of Civilization (must-see)

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on Mar 13, 2012

A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization.

The Crisis of Civilization is a remix documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system.

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Utopia or Oblivion by Gunther Ostermann

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by Gunther Ostermann
Guest Writer
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Kelowna, BC. Canada
Nov. 15, 2011

To whom it may concern:

UTOPIA or OBLIVION, that’s the prospect for humanity, said the late Buckminster Fuller. And I wonderIs it Missed Opportunities? Conspiracy? Greed? Vested interests? Or just plain stupidity, if we carry on as usual!

What are human beings fundamental birthrights? They need to be understood and claimed, especially for the disenfranchised and future generations, who cannot speak for themselves.

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Roger Doiron: A Subversive Plot: How to Grow a Revolution in Your Own Backyard

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replaced video June 12, 2019

The Social Reject Society on Nov 1, 2015

Roger Doiron is founding director of Kitchen Gardeners International, a network of people taking a hands-on approach to re-localizing the global food supply. Doiron is an advocate for new policies, technologies, investments, and fresh thinking about the role of gardens. His successful petition to replant a kitchen garden at the White House attracted broad international recognition. He is also a writer, photographer, and public speaker.

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Nature’s Ultimate Con by Chris Clugston

by Chris Clugston
Guest Writer
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Sept. 16, 2011

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Nature suckered us in with temporary abundance; a condition that we misconstrued as permanent…

The Set Up

Enabled by abundant and inexpensive domestic nonrenewable natural resources (NNRs)—fossil fuels, metals, and nonmetallic minerals—times were SO GOOD for Americans between the inception of our industrial revolution and the middle of the 20th century, that we came to believe that our domestic NNR supplies were unlimited and that our resulting prosperity was permanent.

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The Stimulator: Oil Gateway

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on Sep 16, 2011


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Stop the Flows is the working title for subMedia.TV’s next project. Over the next five years we will document resistance movements that are working towards stopping the flows of hydro carbons, mineral extraction, natural resources and capital, through grassroots and underground organizing. We will publish our dispatches as we complete them with the goal of compiling them into a feature length documentary to be released on 2016.

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Keiser Report: Richard Heinberg: Energy in the current debt crisis

 on Aug 18, 2011

This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, look at how quantitative easing is good for the rich, bad for the poor and how sterling is offering no refuge. In the second half of the show Max talks to Richard Heinberg, author of The End of Growth, about the role of energy in the current debt crisis.

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Michael C. Ruppert: Arrival of the Post-Petroleum Human

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 on Jun 24, 2011

Peak Moment 196: “Petroleum Man is dead. Infinite Growth Man is dead. Post Petroleum Human is alive,” announced Michael C. Ruppert on May 22, 2011. Members of this emerging “species” know they must live in balance with the Earth, while remembering the lessons of industrial civilization. The star and subject of the documentary “Collapse”, Mike founded in 2010 to empower people to connect and relocalize. Continue reading

Getting Real about Food and the Future

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by Christopher B. Bedford

The growing oil, water, and climate crises threaten food security in all communities. This new film by Chris Bedford looks at the deeper issues of food security and community survival in this new age of global chaos and scarcity. “Getting Real about Food & the Future” features the wisdom of John McKnight, Bill McDonough, Lester Brown, Bob Costanza, and David Korten in a 30 minute film designed for use in classrooms, meetings, and conferences. Continue reading

The Economic and Social Losses On The Way By Emily Spence

By Emily Spence
Guest Writer
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April 28, 2011

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Overview: What sorts of problems will exist in times ahead? What can we do to deal with them? A suggestion …

At present, numerous environmental researchers are warning of future resource shortages. The list of them is large and includes water, oil, a variety of minerals and metals, as well as other materials.

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Keiser Report: Dmitry Orlov on Economic Collapse

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on Mar 31, 2011

This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, report on American household wealth declining by 23% while billionaires see their wealth rise by 25%. In the second half of the show, Max talks to Dmitry Orlov for an update on the state of economic collapse in America.

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The Nuclear Nightmare Continues – Helen Caldicott interviewed by Alex Smith

by Alex Smith
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March 25, 2011

In this Radio Ecoshock program you get:

#1 a major interview with world-famous anti-nuclear campaigner Dr. Helen Caldicott after the Fukushima Japan nuclear accident. Red hot. Covering nuclear power threats in Japan, the United States, Canada, France, and Europe generally.

#2. I talk with the “Peak Oil Shrink” psychologist Dr. Kathy McMahon about how we handle the wave of bad news lately. She has an old nuke plant 35 miles away, and will fight that license renewal.

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