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Disasters Merging

Sep 23, 2011
Catastrophic convergence, the “collision of political, economic, and environmental disasters,” is the theme of Christian Parenti's epic new book, “Tropic of Chaos.” “Tropic of Chaos” paints a grim picture of what happens when political, economic and environmental disasters meet.

Bread and the ‘Tropic of Chaos’

Jul 21, 2011
Christian Parenti, who writes regularly for The Nation magazine, has published a book detailing some of the present and future social impacts of climate change. In an essay on Tom, he connects the rising cost of bread to the revolutionary uprisings in the Middle East and Northern Africa. (more)