ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dmitry Orlov (Russian: Дми́трий Орло́в; born 1962) is a Russian-American engineer and a writer on subjects related to “potential economic, ecological and political decline and collapse in the United States,” something he has called “permanent crisis”.[1] Orlov believes collapse will be the result of huge military budgets, government deficits, an unresponsive political system and declining oil production.[2]