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Book Review: The Water Will Come

The most frightening theme in Jeff Goodell’s tour of coastal cities is not the rising oceans but the maddening certainty of many residents living in these threatened areas that someday someone else will fix the problem… if there is a problem. 507 more words

Climate Change

MMO Space Trader RPG

I’ve always been a fan of space trading games. Fly your humble ship between space colonies, buying low, selling high and battling pirates along the way. 603 more words

Game Development

'The MGS Economist'

The Manchester Grammar School’s first ever economics magazine.

Originally published in October 2017.

Final Magazine PDF

Economics

Baghdad grapples with ‘curse’ of US sanctions on Iran

By Omar al-Jaffal | Asia Times | August 17, 2018

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has raised the level of uncertainty over how Iraq will handle long-expected US sanctions on Iran.

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United States

TL;DR

One of the items on my current to-do list was to create a recommended reading list for my colleagues. I’m a part of a high performing team (I don’t dole out compliments like this; we consistently beat our numbers and we have no interpersonal drama, which combined is a monumental achievement), and twice a year or so we go through our so-called ‘Group Norms’ in order to ensure we are all on the same page, and we properly integrate newcomers and keep the bar high. 775 more words

Money

The Quality Of Enabling Is Not Strained

In a recent NY Times Op Ed (The Debt-Shaming of Stacey Abrams: Our pernicious double standard on politicians who owe money. 8-17-18) Michelle Goldberg elaborates the blatant class bias found within our democracy regarding debt. 616 more words

Critical Analysis