Summary: Trump's election, solidifying the Republican's dominance at all levels of the US government, has disheartened climate activists. A new article in The Atlantic attempts to build support, but only shows the weakness of their beliefs. Perhaps the skeptics have won this round of the climate wars, but only the weather will determine which side … Continue reading Climate activists’ final act, as they move into the last stage of grief
Summary: Climate activists have begun to see the failure of their campaign to get public policy measures to fight climate change. Their actions follow the five stages of grief in the Kübler-Ross model. This helps us predict what comes next, and prepare. For example, stage four (bargaining) offers an opportunity to gain something from the … Continue reading Activists go thru 5 stages of grief for the climate change campaign
Summary: As the Republic dies, its opponents become bolder. They move from subtly working to undermine it, to outright advocacy of its overthrow. “We’ve spawned a new race here … We’re a new nationality. We require a new nation.” — Benjamin Franklin speaking at the Continental Congress, 7 June 1776 (in the film 1776) Perhaps … Continue reading We’ve worked through all 5 stages of grief for the Republic. Now, on to The New America!
Summary: What stage is the Af-Pak War in our minds? As it did during the Iraq War, Kubler-Ross stages of stages of dying provides perspective. In November 2006 an analysis on this website described America as moving through five of the stages of dying into bargaining with respect to its expedition to Iraq. Now we're in the final stage, … Continue reading Kubler-Ross gives us a good perspective on the evolution of the Afghanistan War
Summary: This is the introduction to a series about the Iraq War, a brief on the key aspects of the War. What stage are we in? What do we expect to happen next? Links to the other chapters appear at the end. As many 4GW experts forecast, the western nations’ (largely US and UK) Expedition to Iraq … Continue reading Kubler-Ross gives us a perspective on the evolution of the Iraq War