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Thirty five years as a small business consultant, CFO, and university educator specializing in quantitative business and economic modeling - a suite of experience now focused on economic inequality. Carefully attributed data, thoughtful analysis, and tangible policy proposals are offered for your consideration.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, April 8, 2019 The Two Faces of Identity Politics
You've heard all about identity politics - maybe from your crazy Fox News uncle. And you may have guessed that he's got it all wrong. Now it's time to reclaim the narrative in the name of equality!
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 26, 2018 Time for Dems to Kick the Corporate Money Addiction
Democrats have recently limited the power of "super delegates," and that's a good start. But they still accept tainted money - and at what cost? Could the party survive without it? Might it be even stronger?
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Looking Back From Where We're Headed
We don't want this future, but we must face the powerful forces we've unleashed. Where will they lead? And what will we say to our kids? Our elders? Is November, 2018 our last best chance?
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 1, 2018 A Peek at Post-Fascist America
The GOP's stranglehold on America won't last. Let's begin now to create new vision of a vigorous democracy - one that's strong enough to stand up to corporate capital.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, September 22, 2017 Tell Me No Lies
We all like to see ourselves as truth-seekers. We might even want others to agree that we are. But when we share anything we haven't checked out, we're endorsing all of its messages, both explicit and implicit.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 2, 2017 Privilege and Opportunity
Isn't it great to live in a meritocracy? Where opportunity abounds for all, and equality is the order of the day? Nope, that's not the way it works.
(8 comments) SHARE Monday, August 21, 2017 So THIS is a Nazi!
A meeting with Nazis years ago suggests that not much has changed in recent years. But what is the REAL threat?
SHARE Wednesday, July 26, 2017 When Satire Gets Too Real
This was too easy. A little cut-and-paste, search-and-replace, and... viola! But the powers behind the GOP are pushing for a Constitutional Convention, and that's not funny.
SHARE Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Talk About Poverty - Taking the Long View
Dozens of conversations with poor people can help us understand the causes and consequences of poverty in America. This is a peek at the solutions offered by a new book, "Talk About Poverty."