Opinion (#KenGriffinLied): The Facade of a Free and Fair Market

This is an opinion piece I wrote about the recent trending of the #KenGriffinLied on Twitter and how it exposes much deeper systemic issues if you look a little further. The beginning of 2021 brought a stock mania to the country with GameStop, Ken Griffin’s Citadel Securities, and Robinhood at the center. We’re once again … Continue reading Opinion (#KenGriffinLied): The Facade of a Free and Fair Market

Disenfranchisement, New Feudalism, and the Ghost of an American Dream

Credit: Robert Meganck The inability to pursue the American dream becomes even more evident when looking at the overall assets that younger generations hold in comparison to baby boomers and older. Millenials are hardly able to own their own property, let alone have any type of savings built up in case of emergency. The average … Continue reading Disenfranchisement, New Feudalism, and the Ghost of an American Dream

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part IV – Death & Taxes

The Full Tale of Economic Corruption Death & Taxes - Only Applicable to 99% of Us Credit: Placeholder Gameworks. To introduce this final installment of my economic corruption series I would like to highlight the inability to pursue the American dream. We have been sold on the idea that through hard work and loyalty in … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part IV – Death & Taxes

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part III – Quantitative Easing and Bernake’s Legacy

The Full Tale of Economic Corruption Quantitative Easing and Bernake's Legacy The Fed and its collusion with Wall Street has been perhaps the most responsible force in the last decade or so for the economic inequality that America is continuously battling with. Post 2008 all arteries and capillaries of the financial respiratory system collapsed. Wall … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part III – Quantitative Easing and Bernake’s Legacy

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part II – Political Perks

The Full Tale of Economic Corruption Political Perks The largest contributing factor to Wall Street’s legislative influence is due to the fact that our government is permeated with financial insiders on every level; Congressionally, bureaucratically, and judicially who fight to deregulate the industry and defend the necessity of big banks taking advantage of us because … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part II – Political Perks

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part I – Wall Street and 2008’s Great Inside Job

We grew up believing that America is a champion of laissez faire economics, a land of opportunity where a free and fair market determines the winners. Unfortunately, two major factors have prevented this from being reality; 1. Deregulation throughout the last several decades that has created a lopsided market and the widest wealth gap in … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part I – Wall Street and 2008’s Great Inside Job

Our Existence Within New Feudalism

Credit: Chip Sommodevilla/Getty Images. The Occupy demonstrations in a powerful display of collective protest. Developed countries have strong social programs such as universal healthcare, asset taxes that circumvent income to prevent unequal rates, and high speed public transit that is a part of bolstered climate protection policies. Americans have the hope that one day we … Continue reading Our Existence Within New Feudalism