Saturday, March 24, 2012

More On "The Hunger Games" And The Green Angle

Panem, it turns out, was not only largely created by environmental catastrophe, but thrives in part on furthering it.  And, as the article points out, this is not pure futurism.  It's not uncommon for nations with extraction-based economies to be authoritarian or worse; Saudi Arabia is a prime example.

As are, by the way, red states like Wyoming and West Virginia.  Coincidence?  I think not.

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