A think piece about what America is and should be based on history and the modern world.
An investigation into how and how effectively the government influences business decisions with a combination of tax deductions and subsidies
An investigation into how the Tax Bill could be good news for small business investment if buybacks and dividends were limited
An investigation into ideas that can prove America that includes, alternative bail, the medical system, taxing capital gains, improving the EITC and child credit and more.
Capital Gains, Buybacks, and Debt Deductibility
An in depth look into how these tax preferences hurt the economy and how the money could be used to efficiently provide the necessities to everyone else
This would be an update to Deregulation and Disaster and a complement to Floors and Ceilings
A look into how technological advances in energy, connectivity, water, food production, banking and manufacturing will change the world
Government Policy Ideas
A list of government policy ideas that would approve American such as free 2 years of college, asset tax, rent seeking taxes, loosening of child care regulations, and federal investments into K-12
Science and Tech Ideas
A list of tech ideas to commercialize including tidal power, block chain, power purchase agreements for renewables
An article about the benefits in cost and mental health in a minimalist lifestyle
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A think piece on how some services could use a public option to put pressure on private providers and to provide services to those who would otherwise go without.
An investigation into how a child credit and basic income could be structured and funded to ensure productivity and end poverty
A think piece and investigation into how to grow the middle class that looks into free trade, the Great Compression, a living wage, taxes, a negative income tax, and government aid.
‘Middle-Out’ Economics: Why the Right’s Supply-Side Dogma Is Wrong championed by Obama in his Demand side philosophy, written by Eric Liunick and Nick Hanauer
A think piece and investigation that looks into mass incarceration, the civil death of felons, policing for profit, crime rates, and criminality.
Looked into a massive amount of resources for this article the links at the bottom are worth a click by themselves.
An investigation into American medical costs that looks into over testing, the fee for service model, and AMA’s power.
A full summary of my views and interests in 2015 not much has changed.
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A quick summary of ideas to investigate including a city pass, a universal curriculum, medical insurance, professional associations, patents, business policy, and tax policy.
A long form discussion that investigates what it means to be poor, current poverty programs, a basic income, and the EITC
A think piece and investigation into Glass-Steagall, deregulation, Dodd-Frank, Stock Buybacks, and Patent Laws and how they all interact in an environment that has promoted gambling and contributed to the start of the Great Recession in 2008.
A summary of why Houston’s anti-discrimination proposition failed, the rise of Bernie Sanders, Obama’s accomplishments, and the original logic behind the TPP
A quick think piece on how the poor and rich are distributed, progressing as a peoples, and American patriotism
A quick think piece on why we shouldn’t be so involved in Iraq and the Middle East in general Similar to the Atlantic’s The Obama Doctrine (April 2016) by Jeffrey Goldberg which is a long form article about Obama’s foreign policy, the history of foreign involvement in the Middle East, and why Obama believes its necessary to pivot from the Middle East to Asia
Interestingly this is what the TPP that Trump was supposed to do and now he shares very similar views.
A quick summary of the Kafala system and how it forces migrant workers into a form of indentured servitude, why the US does not get involved, and how it is similar to our own immigration laws.
A long form discussion of sex work (specifically porn) done by young woman (18-20), college affordability, college prestige, prospects after college, root causes of the escalating cost of college, and the lifetime taboo of unorthodox means of income generation even as a means to a lionized goal. A recent article in the Atlantic called A High-School Porn Star’s Cry for Help by Caitlin Flanagan (June 2019) also explores how young girls enter the porn industry, but with a more negative slant. Archives: Old Recaps
A quick summary of the US economic and natural resources.
A summary of the technological advancements in 2016 including AI, flying cars, carbon capture, and an artificial pancreas
A quick summary the progress in 2016 of self-driving cars, drones, new ICE technology, Space X, and quantum teleportation
A recap of the Paris Attacks, the situation then with Syrian Refugees, the 2016 Democratic Presidential candidates, and the University of Missouri’s latest racism problem
A quick summary of events in Fall 2015 including Houston Prop 1 (HERO aka the Bathroom Bill), the 2016 presidential candidates, and Obama’s international legacy.
A Quick summary of what was going at the time including oil and Obama’s last White House Correspondent Dinner.
Summary of the 2015 Super Bowl, halftime show, and the Duggar’s weird views on abortion and how that applies to black people during black history month
Quick update of January 2015 events including the death of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah and the Super Bowl
Summary of the 2015 State of the Union with thoughts on Obama’s use of the word transgender, legislating morality, Deflategate, and J Cole.
Summary of my experience at the Houston stop of the On the Run Tour with Jay-Z and Beyoncé