Donald Trump: America’s Little Big Man

May 31, 2017

It could be assumed that the gods who sent Donald Trump into the Oval Office at such a moment have a perverse sense of humor.  He’s huge. Outsized. He fills the news hole at any moment of any day. His over-tanned face glows unceasingly in living rooms across America. Never has a president...

Is a Universal Basic Income a Good Idea?

March 19, 2017

What if everyone on the planet received a guaranteed income whether or not they worked? That’s the idea behind the universal basic income (UBI)—and it is gaining ground globally. Government officials, some technology executives, philanthropists and academics from every continent are...

America’s Broken Health Care System

January 09, 2017

Americans need health care but are forced to deal with a convoluted system designed to fail them. For the millions of Americans who do not receive medical coverage from their Employer Sponsored Insurance (ESI), finding something that works tends to be a nightmare. In spite of the Affordable Care...