Author: The Automatic Earth

The Day America Died

The Day America Died by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth 47 years ago in American Pie, Don McLean talked about The Day The Music Died. Or of course the music didn’t really die, but at the same time it...

Warning Mr. Trump

Warning Mr. Trump by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500.     Mr. President, I write to you because I’m seeing something unfold that concerns you,...

Green New Physics

Green New Physics by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth You could probably say I’m sympathetic to the schoolchildren protesting against climate change, and I’m sympathetic to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her call for a Green New Deal. Young people are...

Conservatism

Conservatism by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Commenting on my own essays has never been my favorite activity, because before you know it you land into Russian doll territory. But a few recent comments from readers have me rethinking...

The Real New Deal

The Real New Deal by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth While we’re on the issue of the Green New Deal, here’s an article by Dr. D. with an intro by Dr. D., one he sent me in the mail...

View From The Brextanic

View From The Brextanic by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Longtime Automatic Earth friend Alexander Aston talks about finding himself at Oxford at a point in time when the British themselves appear overcome by a combo of utter confusion...

The Green New Art of the Deal

The Green New Art of the Deal by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth There are lots of people talking about how they much disagree with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, how silly she is, how dumb and impossible and irresponsible her Green...

What Comes After McCabe?

What Comes After McCabe? by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Director from February 2016 to January 2018 and former Acting Director of the FBI from May 9, 2017, to August 2, 2017, was fired by Attorney...

The Great Discontent

The Great Discontent by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth The problem is, of course, that not only is economics bankrupt but it has always been nothing more than politics in disguise. -Hazel Henderson It’s often hard to understand how people...

Robert Mueller Is A Coward And A Liar

Robert Mueller Is A Coward And A Liar by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth That statement is going to make me real popular, right? Any criticism of Robert Mueller for many people equals support for President Trump. But it doesn’t,...

The News About Fake News Is Fake

The News About Fake News Is Fake by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth In the last few days I was looking around for stories that could illustrate what fake news actually is, and I had a nice collection, but then...

Europe is Burning

Europe is Burning by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth There will be elections for the European Parliament on May 23-26 2019. They will likely change the face of Europe more than anything has done since the EU was founded. That...

China Won’t Be Taking Over

China Won’t Be Taking Over by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth In the New Year, after a close to the old one that was sort of terrible for our zombie markets, do prepare for a whole lot of stories about...