A Case for the Negative Income Tax

The negative income tax, or NIT, is a system where people who make under a certain income receive a certain amount of money from the government over the course of a year. Let me elaborate. Let’s say that the NIT threshold, where the government would not let you fall under, was $15,000/yr. Let’s also say … Continue reading A Case for the Negative Income Tax

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George Washington a Terrorist?

A couple weeks ago some of my friends started college. One of them said that in their sociology class their teacher started the class with asking, “Is George Washington a terrorist?”, to which another friend of mine said, “Yeah, the British probably saw him as we see ISIS today”. The teacher had asked the question … Continue reading George Washington a Terrorist?

The Terror of Climate Change

As the climate change debate looms over the world an important aspect many have not considered is the effect of climate change on Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG). The link between climate change and NSAG's is not simple and linear by any means. Climate change and it's increasing impact does not directly lead to instability and … Continue reading The Terror of Climate Change

Against Nationalism: How Nationalism is Un-American

In the course of the past couple of years, the United States and the world at large have held a renewed interest in nationalism. Whereas it was the Left who reacted against the globalization of the 1990s, the story of 21st Century globalization under the internet has been protested the most by people on the … Continue reading Against Nationalism: How Nationalism is Un-American