James Howard Kunstler is the author of The Long Emergency and The Geography of Nowhere, as well as the novel (his tenth) World Made by Hand. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and Rolling Stone. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Camille Dungy and poet friends are back with another list of stellar recommended reading. From new titles to seminal classics, you’ll want to check out these environmentally-engaged poetry collections by Continue reading
I LOVE THOSE CITIES-of-the-future illustrations from the old pop-culture bin. In “yesterday’s tomorrow,” they always get things so wonderfully wrong. One of my favorites, from the August 1925 issue of Popular Continue reading
AS THE AMERICAN PUBLIC CONTINUES sleepwalking into a future of energy scarcity, climate change, and geopolitical turmoil, we have also continued dreaming. Our collective dream is one of those super-vivid ones Continue reading
A five-part video exploration with author. lecturer, and de facto cultural historian James Howard Kunstler PART ONE: How the Hell Did We Get Here? (6:18) Before trying to figure out how Continue reading
As a public commentator on suburban sprawl issues I’ve been engaged in a low-grade war of ideas with the environmental community. The fiasco of suburbia, so acute and so damaging to Continue reading