James Howard Kunstler

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New Urbanist Seaside Paradise Celebrates 25 Years

Carping elites called this new, sustainable development “plastic,” and “Disneylandish.” But the public got it, bigtime.
James Howard Kunstler May 17, 2018

Beyond Cynicism: America Fumbles Towards Kafka’s Castle

On America's 'long emergency' of recession, globalization, and identity politics.
James Howard Kunstler December 21, 2017

The Infinite Suburb Is an Academic Joke

No matter what the techno-narcissists like to say.
James Howard Kunstler October 27, 2017

Past the Peak

The signs were there, but Americans drove right by.
James Howard Kunstler November 19, 2007

Slip Sliding Away

The mortgage crisis is only the beginning …
James Howard Kunstler October 8, 2007

Lumpen Leisure

Bread and circuses … and jet-skis.
James Howard Kunstler February 13, 2006

End of the Binge

The exhaustion of our energy supply may end affluence as we know it.
James Howard Kunstler September 12, 2005