Tag 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 Great Socialist

Conservatives call Obama’s call to action too liberal, or socialist, or partisan. Yet his call was inclusive and visionary, layinig out a path into the future, a future that leaves conservatives in the past.

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?

The Ungoverned Nation

The intransigence of Republicans and non-cooperation with Democrats will induce this great republic to split itself asunder.

Rights not Entitlements

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