Time for a new version of Capitalism

"The function of government is to represent the middle income and working people rather than just the wealthy and the powerful. [We have come to] worship greed." ~Representative Bernie Sanders Capitalism is defined as an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods; by investments that are determined by private decision; and …

All Hail President Chump– I mean Trump!

For those of you who identify as a person of color, are part of the working class and lower middle class who voted for Trump...let me just say Congratulations and allow me to extend a heart-felt WTF?!  Do you not know that you have been Bamboozled? Led Astray? Run Amok? And for those of you …

Why silence fuels Oppression and aids the Oppressor

Oppression: The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. Oppression in essence is the experience of repeated, widespread, systemic injustice. At times it's extreme and violent and other times it's subtle and if you have not experienced it or prefer to walk through life with blinders on, you may miss …

It’s time for “Real Talk”

Institutional racism, racial profiling, classism, gender and sexual orientation discrimination, colorism- these are  all constructed, yet irrefutable and substantive social issues that continue to follow us, from one generation to the next, with no apparent resolution or end in sight. And the thing is, not many people are willing to really talk about them. And when …

Our country needs a True Revolutionary Leader

I believe one of the most important traits of an effective revolutionary leader is emotional intelligence.  Emotional intelligence is simply the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It’s amazing, in this hyper-social and "connected" world, how few people actually exhibit emotional intelligence. And if one lacks emotional intelligence, how …