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Peak Oil, Climate Change, Political Turmoil: The Lesson From Egypt

CounterCurrents, 15 February 2011

Were the Egyptian people that bravely took to the streets to overthrow a tyrannical regime taking part in the world’s first peak oil revolution? It seems like out and out hyperbole at first. Hosni Mubarek ran the country in a permanent state of emergency in which he blocked free speech, intimidated anyone perceived as a threat, and operated a b