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Civil Rights, Continued

If you’re reading this then you probably have access to Google, and if you type: how many black people are in congress in the search bar, you’ll get a disappointing answer (depending on how ignorant you are). 320 more words


$2 million camps: Gentrification of Burning Man (NYT)

The New York Times published a story by Nick Bilton today (it will be in the print edition Thursday) about Burning Man. They referenced our story about… 1,390 more words


The Kingdom of Merethal

Well, I had my first ‘Ethics of Wealth and Poverty’ class today, which was actually really good. One of the cool things is that we have to put together a project for one of the grades in the class, and I got permission to write a short story dealing the the comparison of the redistribution of wealth with the redistribution of opportunity (something I’ve written about here before). 542 more words

Writing Hints

Gerald Loeb - The Ruling Reason


Writing things down is the best way of all to find the “ruling reason” to buy or sell a stock.


When all is said and done, there is invariably one reason why a particular security transaction can be expected to show a profit or why a holding should be eliminated. 345 more words

Karl A Hoffman

30 stats to show to anyone that does not believe the middle class is being destroyed

The 30 statistics that you are about to read prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the middle class in America is being systematically destroyed.  720 more words


What is your Next Income?

A question that everyone should ask. Like many people I started working since I was a child, and then learned what the rat race is all about when I became an adult. 162 more words


Oikonomic Wealth

In previous posts, I’ve tried to shape a conversation around the differences between economics and oikonomics by arguing that economics is centered in the intentional pursuit of wealth, power, profit, and pleasure that, all-too-often, comes at the expense of other ways of defining wealth (relational, emotional, physiological, and spiritual). 572 more words