In a the latest Second Reading Podcast, Jim Henson talks with Robert Vitalis, author of Oilcraft: The Myths of Scarcity and Security That Haunt U.S. Energy Policy (Stanford University Press, 2020), about the reemergence of misconceptions and myths about oil and geopolitics in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Robert Vitalis is Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
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