Facebook Voting

posted in: Political Science | 3

You know how on Facebook you can click “Like” on any particular item you find pleasing to your eye? A post, a note, a photo, a weird comment; a game, sports team, product, place, celebrity, bizarre habit, fetish, whatever? You … Continued

Nickel & Dimed (part 2 of 2)

posted in: Socioeconomics | 4

This is a continuation of my book review of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel & Dimed. Part 1 posted yesterday. Housing costs post the greatest obstacle for low-wage workers. Why does our society seem to resist rectifying this situation? Do you believe … Continued

Nickel & Dimed (part 1 of 2)

posted in: Socioeconomics | 4

Homelessness is the state of not possessing the right to use a single place for shelter persistently. Joblessness is the state of not possessing the privilege to be paid for work persistently. Homelessness and joblessness are both very prominent problems … Continued

Free Lunch

posted in: Socioeconomics | 3

Free Lunch, by David Cay Johnston, is subtitled “How the wealthiest Americans enrich themselves at government expense (and stick you with the bill).” Yes, it’s one of THOSE books. I’ve read and watched a fair share of media concerning how … Continued