Author Archives: daryan12

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Engineer, expertise: Energy, Sustainablity, Computer Aided Engineering, Renewables technology

Trump and the truth about taxes

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Some details of Trump’s tax returns leaked recently, which seemed to suggest that he hasn’t paid any taxes for ten years due to the fact he’s lost over a billion dollars over that period. So doesn’t…

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Rural America under threat from capitalism, climate change and the GOP

Rural America, which voted overwhelmingly for Trump, is under attack from all sides. As this article from the Guardian discusses America’s factory farming system has destroyed rural America, turning many into little more than modern day serfs. Trump’s “tax cut” might actually … Continue reading

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A spoiler alert for the EU elections

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The UK’s local election results (in England, Scotland wasn’t voting this time around) have shown a massive swing away from the pro-brexit parties, towards pro-remain parties. Now while it is certainly true that local elections tend…

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The environmental impact of space Junk

We often think of environmental problems as something that only effects the natural world and things back on earth, but there’s a growing environmental problem in space, which could have very serious consequences if it isn’t contained. The issue of … Continue reading

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Varsity blues

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I’ve meant to comment more fully on the “Varsity blues” case for sometime, where rich parents have been paying middle men to get their kids into university. This has involved faking documents or claiming athletic merits…

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A not so slow news week

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Wikifreaks Of course the big story over the last week was the arrest of Julian Assange and his removal from the Ecuadorian embassy. To be honest, the only thing that surprises me is that this didn’t…

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Parliament cracks on brexit

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The roof of the house of commons leaks – insert brexit inspired metaphor or joke of your choice below One of the founding myths of brexit was that at the last minute, the EU would crack…

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