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  1. La implosión de la Venezuela rentista

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    La crisis que hoy sufre Venezuela tiene sus raíces en la continuidad y profundización del modelo petrolero rentista. Lejos de asumir que una alternativa al capitalismo debe necesariamente ser una alternativa al modelo depredador del desarrollo como crecimiento sin fin, los gobiernos liderados por Hugo Chávez y Nicolás Maduro han intensificado el modelo rentista a niveles históricamente desconocidos en el país.

  2. President Maduro of Venezuela

    The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    The current crisis of the Bolivarian project is due to its failure to question the rentier petro-state model. Far from accepting that an alternative to capitalism necessarily had to be a departure from the destructive development model of unlimited growth, the government of President Chávez intensified it to extremes unknown in the country’s previous history.

  3. Obama versus the Polar Bears

    Tom Reifer
    26 January 2011
    Article

    President Obama’s decision comes despite the fact that US government and independent models predict an 80% chance Polar Bears will become mostly extinct by 2050, with total extinction this century without cuts in emissions.

  4. BP-Style Extreme Energy Nightmares to Come: Four Scenarios for the Next Energy Mega-Disaster

    Michael Klare
    13 July 2010
    Article

    The BP Gulf oil spill is not an anomaly but the result of industry-wide recklessness, as companies employ more and more risky methods to reach inaccessible reserves as the conventional ones run dry.