Links 12/4/2023 | naked capitalism

Listen To The Voice Of Nature Madras Courier Chinks In The Armor Investor Amnesia Restructuring Bankruptcy Law The Regulatory Review Column: An exhaustive debunking of the dumbest myths about Social Security Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Climate The Doom Loop Phenomenal World. The deck: “Insurance markets and climate risk.” * * * Cop28 president says … Read more

Secrecy surrounding Shohei Ohtani’s free agency is bad for MLB

NASHVILLE —  The night before this week’s winter meetings launched inside a dystopian resort and convention center, the event’s top storyline was plastered all over Major League Baseball’s official website. The homepage Saturday featured a box in the top right corner titled “Ohtani Watch,” where readers could “keep track of the latest news and rumors.” There … Read more

Riveiro calls for better start from Pirates ahead of Swallows tie

The Buccaneers have also been struggling to score goals. Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro will hope to see his side get off to a fast start when they host neighbours Moroka Swallows FC in a DStv Premiership Soweto derby at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday evening. ALSO READ: Khune needs to set example for the team … Read more

Trivial concerns threaten big decisions on Europe’s future

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. The EU’s top leaders meet this month for the last European Council of the year. How decisive they manage to be could make the difference between a summit that would rank among some of the … Read more

Best video games of 2023: Venba to Super Mario Bros. Wonder

We still too often talk about video games as escapes — little playthings that are big business but often considered not as serious as their media peers. And yet in 2023 the most mature, poignant and thoughtful narratives I experienced were the interactive ones — whether they tackled major topics or were simply about the … Read more

Wonder Woman reportedly not live-service

EXCITEMENT over Monolith’s Wonder Woman game slightly dampened when tech website WCCFTech reported spotting a job listing at Monolith for the in-development game. This was because one of the job’s listed skills was helping maintain a live software product or game. This led to many people believing that Wonder Woman would feature a live-service aspect … Read more