Let me count the ways. In today’s NY TIMES, 3/31/14, several articles appeared detailing, the isolation of the individual , while Corporate rights are ascendant at Taxpayer expense. There are solutions using ” the rule of Law”. Since 1961, we, the Middle Class have abrogated our rights by ” silently” agreeing to Laws favoring The … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: We are all Disenfranchised!
Hi there everyone: Thanks for your many supportive comments. I’m taking a short holiday to Seattle , Washington, the home of Chihuly, et al. on Sunday. returning by the 1st. I do hope to keep everyone entertained upon my return. Serious “stuff” to follow, as always. Wishing you all the best. Please continue to … More Public Advocacy: A brief interlude to follow my “passion” for Glass
I am consumed with a desire to do more then write. Though writing has turned into “my” calling, it isn’t enough. I’ve lost patience with the establishment. Daily, I read about egregious behavior, building collapses, disruption of vital rail services, more money for rent for those victims of Super storm Sandy? The plight of the … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Where are the People?
Listening to Bloomberg News on the way home from the Bronx Botanical Gardens and hearing a reporter state, ” Eric Schneiderman , the NY STATE AG, is ” looking at Fast Trades ” to determine if they have a ” competitive advantage”. This is the first step in analyzing “dark pools ” with broader powers … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Happiness is…..
Inequality, Corporate Welfare , an in balance in our Political Power has occurred as the Silent Majority remained Silent. With the coming correction in the Market, the Middle Class may finally get a chance to have a seat at OBAMA’s Table. Let’s decide what’s important to US and ask for a “change in the laws” … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Part ll : A Conversation with Joseph Stiglitz
A thoughtful conversation by Bob Herbert with Joseph Stiglitz at the NY Historical Society on March 1st. Part of my series on current events, bringing the latest news and thinking on Economics as it affects US. “Well the good news is we’re better off then Europe, whose Economy has reached depression levels. We’ve got almost … More PUBLIC ADVICACY: A conversation with Joseph Stiglitz
Fish in the barrel, crabs on the net, it’s all the same to US. We’re stuck behind the net, we have no way to reach Washington, to tell them of our plight. It’s a walled off city representing themselves. No more pretense. No more government by the people , for the people. Instead we’ve got … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Washington the City on the Hill