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Nonprofits Are Our Informal Government

As the director of a nonprofit 501(c)(3), I have had to quickly learn how these kinds of organizations function. I had been an employee, volunteer, and member of nonprofits in the past, but taking a leadership position in one has been an entirely new experience.

 

It's Politics Stupid!

In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Quiet Coup."

 

Return of the Pharaohs

First quarter of my freshman year in college, I took an ancient history course. Fascinated I was with early civilizations, and the art, culture, and politics they developed over thousands of years of thinking things over.

 

Defending the One Percent

It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics.

 

Life Before Social Security

This year I will be 71 years old, assuming I make it and I have close family now into their eighties. I was born in the first year of WW II and my older relatives born in the 1930s during the Great Depression.

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One Year After Limbaugh Attack, 2471 Sponsors Lost is No Fluke

Lest we forget, here are the highlights:

Susan Fluke … so much sex she can’t afford her own birth control pills.

What does that make her? It makes her a slut right? It makes her a prostitute! She wants to be paid to have sex

 

The Tea Party, part 1

The old saying goes: It's important to keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. Keeping this in mind, a few weeks ago I joined a Tea Party community undercover.

 

#SoTU 2013

For updates on the State of the Union tonight, probably best-practice is to follow along with our lists on the micropublishing service :: 

 

The Tea Party: Steeped In Perdition

It’s Saturday February 9th! Do you know where your podcast is?