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About Joshua Goldfond

Joshua Goldfond is a recent graduate of NYU Steinhardt's Department of Media, Culture and Communication, where he finished a thesis studying the role of online gaming in forging and maintaining relationships. He has sold film scripts and is the author of the critically-acclaimed fantasy/satire eBook 'The Hunting of the Bubblenuff'. He is also the editor and writer of the arts and culture website, 'The Oculus Online'. He currently resides in New York City.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Freezing the thaw: managing the rush for Arctic Black Gold

The world’s wealthiest and most powerful nations will be able to better endure these disruptions, just as they now enjoy the energy consumption that causes it.

Nigeria’s resource curse: Boko Haram and the poverty of plenty

The rise of Boko Haram is a symptom of Nigeria's 'resource curse'. After the discovery of oil in Nigeria, the government's failure to protect its citizens and develop its economy has exposed a hollowed-out state, where Boko Haram has thrived.

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