Tag Archives: Poverty

Forget Basic Income – We need Guaranteed Employment

I’ve long been a champion of Basic Income. As we head towards an uncertain future where automation and offshoring becomes the norm, we need more safeguards to protect the most vulnerable members in our society. Instead of paternalistic welfare programs, … Continue reading

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A Great Society & its Underclass

As far as heart wrenching stories go, this surely has to be one. Boeing, despite posting record profits, is arm-twisting its home state of Seattle into giving away massive tax breaks; an incredible figure of $8.7 Billion, amounting to 10% … Continue reading

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Parental Responsibility

The past year has been a sobering experience in the dark side of society. I started as a volunteer in CASA, thinking I could “save these kids.” A year later, one of my youths is still in a dysfunctional situation … Continue reading

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