Michael C. Ruppert (Feb. 3 1951 – April 13 2014) was an American author, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, and investigative journalist and peak oil awareness advocate.
Until 2006, he published and edited From The Wilderness, a newsletter and website covering a range of topics including (international) politics, the C.I.A., peak oil, civil liberties, drugs, economics, corruption and the nature of 9/11. He is also the author of Crossing The Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil and was the subject of the 2009 documentary film Collapse.
For more info on him check out the following link and videos therein.
Mike wrote one of the best book on modern geopolitics in recent times