We May Not Yet Be Able To Wrap Our Heads Around It, But Universal Basic Income Is Ultimately Inevitable

More and more, people are considering the possibility of a Universal Basic Income, a stipend received by all adult citizens which insures they can pay for their basic needs. Thomas Paine was one of the first to propose the idea, followed by the likes of Martin Luther King, Richard M. …

A Tangent on Tobacco – A Legacy in American Economics: Part 2

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! Tobacco sprouted up throughout Virginia, and became so influential that when the Virginia Colony’s General Assembly first met to establish a sort of self-governed representative legislation, the first law to pass was …

We Want Wampum

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “No complaint… is more common than that of a scarcity of money.” – Adam Smith When the settlers in the New World weren’t slaughtering natives to increase economic expansion by assuming control …

The Inquisition Gets Medieval

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!… Amongst our weaponry are such diverse elements as: fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms.” – Monty Python Europe …