Quote: — -America — thirty years of austerity: bang! Trumpism. Britain: two decades of austerity — bang! Brexit. Europe: a decade of austerity: wham! Neo-fascism.

Those three ‘’reactions’’ are directly and specifically the result of a lack of cheap surplus energy

note I said cheap-surplus

we used to have lots of that — -now we only have expensive scarce energy — -there isn’t really enough energy in the system to keep or civilisation going much longer.

Finance has nothing to do with it

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