5 August 2009 Main Posts Age of Stupid Rjurik Davidson I’ve recently written a review for Screen Education on the film The Age of Stupid, by Franny Armstrong, who made McLibel some years ago. It’s one of the most ambitious documentaries I’ve ever seen: it attempts a systemic analysis the oil economy and its relationship to global warming. And further, it also enters into the discussion of strategy – surely the riddle of the sphinx for the contemporary left. What I like most about The Age of Stupid is its unapologetic radicalism, even if it is flawed as a film (and obviously suffered from teething problems). It’s the kind of thing that will get you thinking. Here’s the trailer: Rjurik Davidson Rjurik Davidson is a writer, editor and speaker. Rjurik’s novel, The Stars Askew was released in 2016. Rjurik is a former associate editor of Overland magazine. He can be found at rjurik.com and tweets as @rjurikdavidson. More by Rjurik Davidson Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?