Superpowers aren’t impressive.
Italy, Greece, Ethiopia, Egypt, Britain, Spain, Portugal; they’ve all ruled the world for a time before sliding back to just regular-ol’-nation status.
Now it’s America’s turn.
The United States is going to collapse.
This isn’t a fear-mongering statement.
Just a fact.
Everyone knows it.
Whether in five…
I grew up in a pretty little granola town in Ontario, Canada.
For many years, the good folk of our town fought against those corporate invaders from Bentonville, Arkansas, in hopes of protecting our local businesses, consumers, the environment, and democracy.
My childhood mind is imprinted with images of signs…
Guys, everything is fine.
No wait, it’s not fine — it’s great.
Everything is amazing.
America and the world are more than great again.
In fact, there’s never been a better time to be a billionaire:
Hamilton, Ontario, is a garbage place to live.
Singapore politicians, you rotten little power-grasping sociopaths.
Why would you unleash a squad of surveillance robots to patrol the streets of your 5.5 million-human island?
Can you even fathom the precedent you’re setting?
Not only are you taking away good jobs from real human police officers, but you’re turning…
There is a small but extremely loud cohort of mostly right-wing white males who believe from the bottom of their heart that the best way to structure human society is…
I abhor false dichotomies.
When given two bad options, choose neither.
When given two good options, choose both.
The global economy, if you haven’t…
I’ve wanted to be a dad since I was six years old.
When my little brother Ben was born, my mom used to lay him on my chest every morning while she got ready for the day.
It was during those precious skin-to-skin times that I knew fatherhood was for…
I joined Facebook three weeks after it exited university-only mode.
The first message I ever received was from my now-wife of thirteen years:
What is a “poke?” I don’t get it.
The following year, Michelle and I started a charity to fight human trafficking and began to build a pretty…