Sunday, June 26, 2011

Back to the Future

James Howard Kunstler
Very important new article!!!!

Back to the Future
A road map for tomorrow's cities
By James Howard Kunstler
Published in the July/August 2011 issue of Orion magazine

From the article:
I depart from a lot of current thinking on the subject. For instance, many people seem to think that there will be more of everything — more people, taller skyscrapers, greater suburbs, bigger airplanes, larger metro regions, or even super-gigantic slums. I don’t go along with this bundle of bull, except for the slums, which I think will be short-lived, contrary to the vision of popular author Mike Davis’s Planet of Slums. Of course, trends won’t proceed with the same timing everywhere in the world. But I think the general theme going forward, certainly in the U.S., will be the comprehensive contraction of just about everything.
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