The articles in this research package provide the real science for Post York by James Romberger, edited & published by Karen Berger for Berger Books at Dark Horse Comics. They offer insights into what New York would really be like after a major flooding event.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy the loss of life and property highlighted that the proximity to water, which had once made New York City a global economic powerhouse had become a liability and preventative action would be required. Sandy’s destructive power can largely be attributed to a storm surge of about 9 ft.
Whereas trusts are illegal, the legality of monopolies is more nuanced. Having monopoly power is not in itself an antitrust violation, though it is a prerequisite for an antitrust charge. At the heart of the argument for the existence of monopolies is Judge Learned Hand’s view in the landmark case United States v. Alcoa: “The successful competitor, having been urged to compete, must not be turned upon when he wins.”
Earlier this month, the American Institute of Architects approved new rules to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct prohibiting members from “knowingly designing spaces intended for execution and torture, including indefinite or prolonged solitary confinement of prisoners.”