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Crazy Town

Crazy Town

25 Episodes By Post Carbon Institute: Sustainability, Climate, Collapse, and Dark Humor postcarbon.org/crazytown
With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.
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Bonus: A Climate Scientist Goes to Jail with Peter Kalmus
Climate scientist and activist Peter Kalmus returns ... more
Nov 9 2022 45m
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Bonus: Tech Bros on Acid with Douglas Rushkoff
Douglas Rushkoff revisits Crazy Town, where he and A... more
Nov 2 2022 47m
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Bonus: Angry Birds and Hairbrained Humans with Mary Roach
In her latest book "Fuzz: When Nature Breaks th... more
Oct 12 2022 47m
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Announcement: Power Podcast with Richard Heinberg
Please check out our newest podcast, Power: Limits a... more
Sep 22 2022 2m
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Bonus: Boys and Oil with Taylor Brorby
Taylor Brorby has written one hell of a memoir. It c... more
Sep 14 2022 47m
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Bonus: The Stench of Neoliberalism with Noam Chomsky
As a follow-up to Episode 61 of the Crazy Town podca... more
Aug 10 2022 44m
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Skyrocketing Population and Carbon Dioxide: Watershed Moments Wrap-up
The astute listener will recognize the trends in pop... more
Jul 6 2022 1h 3m
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Greed over Need: Why Neoliberalism Sucks and How It Sabotages Community
Free trade, private property, and limited government... more
Jun 22 2022 1h 13m
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Chillin' and Killin': How Air Conditioning Has Altered Human Behavior and the Environment
For such tame technology, air conditioning really pa... more
Jun 15 2022 1h 7m
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Throwing Superman through a Cigarette Truck: The Insidious Manipulation of Advertising
Are shameless product placements keeping you from en... more
Jun 8 2022 57m
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Highway to Hell: How Road Infrastructure Traps Us in an Unsustainable Nightmare
Don't you wish we could power daily life on roa... more
Jun 1 2022 1h 3m
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Hippos in the Bayou: Human Hubris and the Ecological Mayhem of Introduced Species
What kind of thinking leads to the unleashing of exo... more
May 25 2022 52m
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The Stopwatch of Doom: How the Cult of Productivity Torpedoes Sustainability and Equity
Welcome to the dehumanizing world of scientific mana... more
May 18 2022 53m
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It’s the End of the World’s Fair as We Know It: Why Technology Won’t Save Us
Back in the day, the World's Fair was a global ... more
May 11 2022 45m
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Colonizing the Sky: The Untold Environmental Toll of Skyscrapers
Skyscrapers have sprouted like mushrooms in our urba... more
May 4 2022 1h 2m
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The Bright Side Through Rose-Tinted Glasses: How Positive Thinking Undermines Sustainability
Welcome to the seductive, but regrettable world of u... more
Apr 27 2022 1h 3m
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Lord of the Swans: The Tragedy of the Enclosure of the Commons
The “tragedy of the commons” is an idea that has so ... more
Apr 20 2022 52m
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Bonus: The Legal Legacy of Colonization with Sherri Mitchell
Indigenous rights lawyer, leader, and author Sherri ... more
Apr 13 2022 33m
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A Load of Papal Bull: Greenlighting Colonization and the Mindset of Extraction
In 1493 the most corrupt (and orgy-throwing) pope of... more
Apr 6 2022 49m
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Injustice for All: The Invention of Racism to Justify a Putrid Power Hierarchy
When greedy power-trippers perpetrate unspeakable ac... more
Mar 30 2022 57m
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Bonus: Patriarchy and the Cultural Roots of the Climate Crisis with Amy Westervelt
Investigative journalist and podcaster Amy Westervel... more
Mar 23 2022 33m
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A Day at the Zoo Is No Walk in the Park: Overexploitation of Animals and Nature
Michael Jackson had a private zoo with elephants, li... more
Mar 16 2022 55m
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The Taming of the Slough: Humanity's History of Trying to Control Water
People have a long history of trying to control wate... more
Mar 9 2022 48m
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Bonus: Climate Sabotage with Tim DeChristopher
Tim DeChristopher gained international attention (an... more
Feb 25 2022 41m
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