Here is a good article on the current economic crisis. I have been a fan of Kunstler since reading his book, The Road to Nowhere
, which tackles the problem with the American obsession of suburbia, which I posted a review for on this forum. I agree with Kunstler that society needs to rebuild the economy as a goods economy rather than a debtor economy. Not goods in the mass consumerism sense, but investments in communities.
The Long Road Ahead -- Are You Ready for the Worst the Economy Has to Offer? | Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace | AlterNet
The Long Road Ahead -- Are You Ready for the Worst the Economy Has to Offer?
By James Howard Kunstler
It's fascinating to read the commentators in mainstream journals like The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal