Author: The Automatic Earth

Bubble Fortunes

Bubble Fortunes by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth A few days ago, former Reagan Budget Director and -apparently- permabear (aka perennial bear) David Stockman did an interview (see below) with Stuart Varney at Fox -a permabull?!-, who started off with...

The Only Real Europe is Greece

The Only Real Europe is Greece by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, famous for his imbibition capacity and uttering -not necessarily in that order- the legendary words “when it becomes serious, you have to...

Varoufakis: The Book

Varoufakis: The Book by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth TDC Note – Mr. Varoufakis conducted an interview just after the release of his latest book in which he described some of his experiences with the Greek deep state. We detailed...

Productivity and Debt

Productivity and Debt by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Earlier this week I was struck by the similarities and differences between two graphs I saw float by. And the thought occurred that they are as scary as they are interesting....

Trump, the CIA and the Yokeldom

Trump, the CIA and the Yokeldom by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth The western world is mired in a mile-deep political crisis and nary a soul seems to notice, or rather: everyone just sees their own little preferred echochamber tidbits of...

The Dynamics of Depletion

The Dynamics of Depletion by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth The Automatic Earth has written many articles on the topic of EROEI (Energy Return on Energy Invested) through the years, there’s a whole chapter on it in the Automatic Earth...

The Economics of the Future

The Economics of the Future by Michael Hudson – SafeHaven At first glance Steve Keen’s new book Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis? seems too small-sized at 147 pages. But like a well-made atom-bomb, it is compactly designed for maximum...

How To Drain The Deep Swamp

How To Drain The Deep Swamp Obviously, like hopefully many people, I’ve been following the WikiLeaks CIA revelations, and closely. It’s too early for too many conclusions, if only because WikiLeaks has announced much more will flow from that same...