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The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude
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|April 4, 2014

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A radical analysis of our master-and-slave relationship to energy and a call for change. Ancient civilizations routinely relied on shackled human muscle. It took the energy of slaves to plant crops, clothe emperors, and build cities. In the early nineteenth…
Pandemonium: Bird Flu Mad Cow And Other Biological Plagues Of The 21st Centryu

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Our health and habitat are being threatened by biological invaders moving at unprecedented speed. Avian flu and its potential to cause a human pandemic is only one example of a worldwide menace unwittingly unleashed by the forces of globalization. The combination…
L'énergie des esclaves
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|April 13, 2015

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L'utilisation à large échelle des énergies fossiles, et plus particulièrement du pétrole, a permis de remplacer l'énergie qui était autrefois produite par les esclaves, de l'Antiquité jusqu'au XIXe siècle. Au point où le pétrole est devenu la source…
Saboteurs: Weibo Ludwig`s War against Big Oil
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|September 13, 2014

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Winner of the Governor General’s Award for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2002 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best True Crime “A grisly catalogue of the effects of hydrogen sulphide and flaring . . . Nikiforuk provides an eloquent and persuasive…
Energy of Slaves, The
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|August 17, 2012

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"A startling critique that should rouse us from our pipe dream of endless plenty." -- Ronald Wright, author of A Short History of Progress A radical analysis of our master-and-slave relationship to energy and a call for change. Ancient civilizations routinely…