Bring on Utopia

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “Human beings will be happier – not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie, but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. …

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 …