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Is inequality unequal?

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There is a Polish saying that, for a poor one, the wind always blows into the eyes. There are similar English sayings such as “the poor must pay for all,” “a poor boy never...
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Is America on the Brink of Collapse?

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The Coronavirus outbreak could be the straw that broke the camels back Lockdown has led to pockets of protests across America. Armed protestors went as far as gathering in Michigan’s state capital demanding an end to...
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Words Alone Are Not Enough: Overcoming a Multitude of Problems Requires More

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Our mindset is mired in the stone age. We still plunder the earth. Neo-liberalism is the current expression of that mentality. The COVID-19 pandemic combined with revulsion to racism provides an opportunity for change,...
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What is the Meaning of “Capitalism” and Other Out-Moded Terms?

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The true history of eleventh-century civilization is a source of inspiration for contemporary apocalypse dramas. After five centuries of living in danger and uncertainty, walls were built around the town, so that the populous could...
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I am a Baby Boomer, and this is the story of how my generation...

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Featuring The Maine Capital Corporation of 1976 Established in the wake of a newly centralized United States Economy, Legal status disclosure: This is an opinion of a layperson. independent researcher ,and private citizen of Maine. My generation,...
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The Uselessness of Centralized Economic Development and the Hope of UBI

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In my home town on the rural coast of Maine, we once had an economic development council, but it was little more than a public-private consortium with a license to spend the public’s money in...
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Socialists are taking over Wall Street

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It does not happen every day that when reading the Wall Street Journal, I have to double-check that I did not accidentally click on the Onion web page. Or that it was not an...