Startup Nation

This month we focus on entrepreneurship. What does it take to start a business? What does it take to sustain a business? We also focus on that old standby: Jobs. How well are we making a living?


Trumpite multimillionaires push white ethnic nationalism

Recently there has been extensive reporting on how a select group of the wealthiest Americans promotes Donald Trump's accusation that he won the election, referred to as the Big Lie. Nothing new here.


Homelessness and the Digital Divide

At least one-third of the homeless do have access to the internet. Most of the homeless population, however, do not have internet access, which is essential when looking for housing, jobs, applying for social service assistance, and accessing medical care.


Books We Love: The Military Alphabet Coloring “Alpha 2 Zulu”

The Military Alphabet Coloring “Alpha 2 Zulu” is fun and therapeutic for those who want to achieve the art of Zen via coloring. 


Building Back Better: Can Beauty Save Us?

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative. 


Stewart Udall and the Politics of Beauty

John de Graaf is currently directing a new film about America’s champion of beauty in public policy.  Stewart Udall was Secretary of the Interior during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.  As such, he was the lead advocate for many of the most important environmental laws we now take for granted.


A Divided Country

Annie Searle writes about A Divided Country. A significant number of Americans continue to believe that the presidential election was “stolen” from former President Trump and that the current administration is bogus. What does that mean for the rest of us?                                                       

 


Suppose a Sentence by Brian Dillon

I’m happy to announce that I’ve read my snob book for the year. This brilliant collection of essays had me hungering for the lunatic-fringe side of writing.