Peak Moment 202: Learn from the Soviets - personal relationships are the best currency, says Russian-born Dmitry Orlov, the author of "Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects." The American empire is following the USSR into collapse, he asserts, with financial collapse happening first, followed by commercial and then political collapse. Dmitry, an America resident for several decades, suggests lowering our needs and expectations and replacing money transactions with barter and exchanges. [http://www.cluborlov.com]
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