Category Archives: Poverty

Episode 29 – Does a Low Minimum Wage Legalize Slavery?

In this episode, I will discuss whether the minimum wage is just another way to legalize slavery. The United States has a history of relying on low wages or slavery to drive its economy. It is little different today.

Episode 27 – Is a Universal Income Realistic?

In this episode, I will discuss an idea that is currently making the rounds. The concept of a Universal Basic Income appears to be on the lips of a great many people. This is not a new idea. I will discuss some of the justifications, and some of the opposition.

The Academy Delights

The Oscars were superbly presented. What bothers me is the conspicuous consumption that burdens the awards.

Are People Really Thankful?

We often give thanks for our familes friends, and emergency services, but how many thank those that grease the wheels of society and make our lives simpler?

Rights not Entitlements

Conservatives love to talk about entitlement programs. They gloss over the fact that these are rights not entitlements.


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