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Andrew Smolski

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

Andrew Smolski

Andrew Smolski is a contributor at Oilprice.com and specializes in Political/Economic Sociology. His work has been syndicated in many leading online publications and he can be reached at: da.smolski@gmail.com

Latest articles from Andrew

  • Economics Will Never Be Value-Free

    Published 10 August 2011 | viewed 7,898 times

    Lately, everyone seems to be acting like an economist. Whether they are screaming that Keynesians are destroying the economy, that the debt will be the…

  • The Loss of Oil Hegemony in the West

    Published 08 August 2011 | viewed 10,678 times

    This author put out an article on dollar supremacy, Jesters, Economics and American Dollar Supremacy, which showed some weak correlations between oil prices and said…

  • The Drug War as an International Manifestation: Effects

    Published 05 August 2011 | viewed 20,500 times

    At the moment in México, a protest movement has started called the No Mas Sangre (No More Blood) movement. This movement is attempting to show…

  • Coal and Ethanol Are Not Alternative Energy Policy

    Published 04 August 2011 | viewed 18,702 times

    The domestic alternative energy policy in the US seems to rotate on semantics and adding words to other words to make it look like something…

  • Jesters, Economics, and American Dollar Supremacy

    Published 01 August 2011 | viewed 10,460 times

    The debt debate has been going on all summer, a 2 months and running theatrical experience of court jesters parading about while the United States…

  • Oil and Ethics: Why PEMEX Needs to Emulate Statoil

    Published 28 July 2011 | viewed 12,246 times

    A lot of the problems that are happening with PEMEX is due to poor allocation of funds by the government. Whether they are overspending on…

  • Petrobras and PEMEX: Opening Doors Through Oil

    Published 27 July 2011 | viewed 6,861 times

    As written by this author last week, PEMEX is on the long road to privatization, however the government in México maybe has a different path…

  • The Need for a Real Domestic Alternative Energy Policy in the USA

    Published 25 July 2011 | viewed 17,476 times

    Alternative energy (or renewable energy) is a new manufacturing industry paradigm that is in its infancy. However, the discussion is not new, and it looks…

  • Mining and Better Business Practices in Mexico

    Published 22 July 2011 | viewed 7,717 times

    At the moment México has multiple mining operations and many are operated by transnational corporations, in a country known for its aversion to any form…

  • America: Why Aren’t You Protesting?

    Published 21 July 2011 | viewed 28,400 times

    As noted by Richard Heinberg on June 22nd, 2011, the media has lacked the ability to connect the economic situations in the Middle East and…

  • PEMEX and the long road to privatization

    Published 20 July 2011 | viewed 22,133 times

    Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is the state-owned oil company (and natural gas) of México, which since the 90’s has been discussed for privatization like many other…

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