American Samizdat

Wednesday, April 16, 2008. *
The combination of rising demand, the emergence of powerful new energy consumers, and the contraction of the global energy supply is demolishing the energy-abundant world we are familiar with and creating in its place a new world order.
This new world order will be characterized by fierce international competition for dwindling stocks of oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium, as well as by a tidal shift in power and wealth from energy-deficit states like China, Japan, and the United States to energy-surplus states like Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. In the process, the lives of everyone will be affected in one way or another -- with poor and middle-class consumers in the energy-deficit states experiencing the harshest effects. That's most of us and our children, in case you hadn't quite taken it in.

Here, in a nutshell, are five key forces in this new world order which will change our planet:


Also, quite good hour-long interview w/ michael klare on kpfa's AGAINST THE GRAIN wednesday dealing w/ many of the topics in his new book. Wed 4.16.08| New Energy Order (mp3 archive will be available @ the link later today). covers russia, caspian sea, china, sudan, africa etc...
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