The Economy Should Flow Rather Than Grow

As I’ve been working on my latest book, tentatively titled Money, Sex, Power, and Faith: The Convergence of Culture, I have been weaving my way through the history of our civilization, somewhat following the path left by Charles Eisenstein in his book The Ascent of Humanity. As I read his …

Can We Develop Homes For People Instead of Profit?

Although it has become common practice in Sarasota, as it has in so many other expanding American communities, there is a problem with the “build it and they will come” residential development model, one that is contributing to the breakdown of community spirit and the lack of affordable housing. Should …

Would Tiny Houses Create More Affordable Housing in Sarasota?

In the midst of the more than 500 luxury condominium units that are currently in development throughout downtown, ranging from 300,000 to 4.5 million dollars, the conversation about affordable housing wages on. Adding in the over 500 apartments in development at CitySide in the Rosemary District, and other proposed plans …

This Election Is Bullshit

Unfortunately, one of the bad seeds we planted upon laying the groundwork for this country of ours was the two party system, a limitation which is more prevalent in this election than any other in American history. Although George Washington and a number of other our more admirable forefathers spoke …