Author Archives: James Howard Kunstler

New Urbanist Seaside Paradise Celebrates 25 Years

Carping elites called this new, sustainable development “plastic,” and “Disneylandish.” But the public got it, bigtime.

Beyond Cynicism: America Fumbles Towards Kafka’s Castle

On America’s ‘long emergency’ of recession, globalization, and identity politics.

The Infinite Suburb Is an Academic Joke

No matter what the techno-narcissists like to say.

Past the Peak

The signs were there, but Americans drove right by.

Slip Sliding Away

The mortgage crisis is only the beginning …

Lumpen Leisure

Bread and circuses … and jet-skis.

End of the Binge

The exhaustion of our energy supply may end affluence as we know it.