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Jared Diamond -- Upheaval
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Jared Diamond (Guns, Germs, and Steel) has a new book out called Upheaval.

Video interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUbZiQitR7U


Print interview:

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/05/j...eaval.html


Kevin Tucker has recently written an essay on Jared Diamond and the overall theme of Diamond's last three books:

Diamond in the Rough: Jared Diamond’s Diminishing Returns:

https://blog.usejournal.com/diamond-in-t...9981230bd7
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So Diamond talks about "pessimism". 
    Predicting a collapse as late as 2050 would be just that. I'll bet there are many optimists that would say he's off by about 30 years. And this "intellectual" lives in Los Angeles area ? I hear temp's are predicted to be worse than in 2018.
                                https://patch.com/california/los-angeles...os-angeles
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