Dead Wild Roses: Getting Fracked – The Latest Rage in Moonscaping the Earth

Horizontal hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is fighting with coal mining for the title of worst possible method of resource extraction. Fracking ruins the environment and kills people. It is profitable at the moment though, so you can guess why it is so darned popular.  Plus, in the US, people are desperate to feed their families ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Evils of Capitalism – Sacrifice Zones

The idea that unfettered, unregulated capitalism is a good thing is sharply dealt with in this interview of Chris Hedges by Bill Moyers.  This is what unregulated capitalism does and will always do without the strong hand of the government (aka the people) to limit its excesses and ‘remind’ business that people are not resources ...