Category Archives: wealth

From $1,300 to $350 /month, a home [article /video]

As a renter, I find the idea of signing a mortgage to be quite difficult. The idea of signing your life away for ~25 years is quite… daunting, to say the least. This raises a question, should a home cost … Continue reading

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Systemic corruption in government (TED talk)

To quote TED’s youtube Published on Apr 3, 2013 There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That’s the argument at the core … Continue reading

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Friday free film AND a lecture by Chris Hedges

Before I get to the Friday Film, here is Chris Hedges talking about injustice and corporate greed in Ameria and how Canada is going down the same path. For the Friday Free Film, here is Battle of Algiers (1966) This … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality in America [youtube]

Below is a powerful demonstration of the wealth inequality in the U.S. Draw what conclusions you may with regard to the effect this will have on the nation’s future, and even that of the world. – J

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Follow the rules unless you’re making the rules ( playing Thrasymachus for a moment)

In keeping with my interest in writing something every day, I was going to post some fiction. However, perhaps I should bore you with that another time. I want to share a thought. A thought and a link to something… … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a bus : homelessness

Neglect is telling of negligence, and a blog telling of this tends to say very little indeed. And so, I will endeavor to say something about my experiences today. I gave two dollars, this morning, to a unkempt man smelling … Continue reading

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