What do you do once you’ve sailed single-handedly around the world and been made a Dame Commander of the British Empire? Why, you re-design the world economy, of course, and talk some of the biggest companies in the world into getting on board your vision.
givewell.org makes carefully research recommendations for your charity dollars. If you’re wondering what the most effective use of your charity dollars are, I strongly recommend reading their recommendations. On of the charities they recommend is the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI).
At some point in this month every parent of a child in the public school system may find themselves scrambling to figure out what to do with them, as the various teacher’s unions threaten strike action. Continue reading →
Last month I wrote my first novel. One of the most interesting things that I learned from this process was that stories all tend to share certain form. At the heart of nearly every story is a conflict.Continue reading →
The word economics has its root in the Greek word oikonomos – one who manages a household. So economics is the study of how we manage our resources – individually, communally, locally and globally. Continue reading →