“You know, it occurs to me that the best way to hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people.” – Billy Ray Valentine Blockchain technology has upended traditional finance. To outsiders, take your pick of cryptocurrency and it appears you are doing nothing more than pulling the handle on a slot machine. The […]
The New Tolerance
The 2021 NCAA Men’s Tournament has brought about a discussion of the “new” tolerance. This one isn’t about how the Women’s Tournament should be given as much attention and advertising as the Men’s. Its about how Oral Roberts University shouldn’t be allowed to play. Not due to any actions or statements from its players but […]
Why Does ERCOT’s Mess in Texas Mean That New York is Next?
Everyone is aware of the massive blackout and rolling outages in Texas due to the massive polar vortex that happened over President’s Day weekend. What isn’t being discussed is how vulnerable New York and New England are to having the same exact thing happen to them. I will begin with a simple discussion of why […]
How to Decrease Poverty in America
The minimum wage was initiated to challenge poverty. Yet, even at $15 per hour, is it more than just a temporary fix? I sat with Larry Sharpe to learn more about his method for decreasing poverty in America: ownership. Small Business Ownership Larry said that there is a systemic lack of ownership that’s noticeable in […]