The United States and Mexico now share the same degree of income inequality. The GINI coefficient; a measurement of income inequality and concentration of wealth, has each… Read more "USA is Becoming Great at Income Inequality Again"
Answers: 1) “What are inclusive institutions in contemporary Russia?” Human social organizations that are open to membership could be regarded as inclusive. I was influenced in defining… Read more "Evolving Inclusive Democratic Governance in Russia"
President Putin, Trump and Obama cut taxes or won't support progressive taxes. Cutting taxes is popular these days. Besides socialists no one wants to increase taxes. Conservatives… Read more "Gutting or Cutting Progressive Taxes"
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy has an interesting article on a logic debate or dialogue between the originator of symbolic logic; one Gottlob Frege, and the great… Read more "Hilbert, Frege, Logic and Mathematical Universe Hypothesis"
I haven’t found scripture to be in conflict with history. There was a philosopher named Ludwig Wittgenstein who developed a concept he called the indeterminacy of translation.… Read more "If History Writing Conflicts With Scripture; Who Is at Fault?"
Sovereign governments and nations are simply organizations exercising and reflecting the will of people for self-governance, within a criterion of democracy. Sovereignty for others may mean living… Read more "Paradigm of National Sovereignty and Globalism in the Future"
Adolph Hitler wasn’t fundamentally a political ideologue. He wasn’t very well educated. His ideas were the sort that are somewhat populist and street. People develop such ideas… Read more "Left, Right and Center; What Was Hitler?"
President Trump is concerned about the power of Internet search engines over what people see in the political realm. Plainly search engines like Google have the power… Read more "Multinational Search Engines Do Influence Elections"
It is an interesting fiction scenario to consider. Without lend-lease the Soviet Union would have lost the eastern front of the war, and perhaps the western allied… Read more "If Lend-Lease to the Soviet Union Hadn’t Occurred"
An assignment in progress... Module Five Essay Assignment; “Inclusive institutions and civic engagement in contemporary Russia: deliberation or imitation?” 1) “What are inclusive institutions in contemporary Russia?” 2)… Read more "The Philosopher-King Vladimir Putin etc."
The Army has created a new four-star command to address the future of war in light of all of the technological and surveillance advances as well as… Read more "Army Considers Paradigmata of Future War"
If A.I. can be programmed to find the best and most efficient use of natural resources on a planet for human use and optimal survivability sustainability that… Read more "A Paradigm of Artificial Intelligence Calculations in Eco-Resource Use Optimizing"
Why does the media attack President Trump for commenting about the South African Government expropriation of land from white farmers without compensation that has already started? Would… Read more "Left Corporate Media Leaps to Attack Trump’s South Africa Tweet"
What collusion kept the best can of shaving crème ever invented off the U.S. market? In the 1970s Gillette invented The Hot One. It was chemically formulated… Read more "Did Soviet Collusion Take Down ‘The Hot One’"
Deontay Wilder has a fight ahead with undefeated former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. If Wilder defeats Fury and goes on to fight and win against the… Read more "Heavyweight Fight of the Decade"
President Obama golfed 333 rounds as President. He took 217 days of vacation. Thus he spent 540 days on activities not concerning public business. The opportunity cost… Read more "What President Obama Lost When Golfing"
This post is an improved version after some interaction with a fellow advocating the moral basis for the development of nuclear weapons by any nation. It is… Read more "Some Moral Criteria Against Ubiquitous Nuke Development"
(disclaimer- I have applied an element of humor in this essay and hence disavow about everything in it). http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/403443-trump-org-cfo-granted-immunity-in-cohen-investigation-report Special Investigator Mueller of the probe to determine… Read more "Mueller May Think Trump Org CFO Has the Right Stuff"
Kalishnikov is manufacturing an electric vehicle that goes zero to sixty in about six seconds with a 350 mile range. While it's not as quick as an… Read more "Kalashnikov EV Does Accelerate Fairly Well"
U.S. and European sanctions on Russia may help Russian economic development. With direct foreign investment in Russia reduced to a low number- 26 million last year, Russia… Read more "Sanctions Might Not Really Hurt Russia Much"
The broadcast media is preponderantly owned by the most rich. It is a tool of plutocracy. President Trump in criticizing them elicited a unified reply by 301… Read more "Broadcast Media Challenges to Democracy"
So many ways exist to improve one’s chess game that it is not simple to reference more than a fraction. There are numerous websites on YouTube with… Read more "Yes You Can Improve at Chess"
Apparently Cohen cut a deal with federal prosecutors to reduce his sentence for sundry criminal offenses. Cohen plead guilty and said that Donald Trump directed him to… Read more "Twasn’t a Campaign Law Break"
Germany has had a chess championship since 1861, and Erich Eliskases won it in 1939. The Nazis were going to have him play for the WC in… Read more "Nazi’s Best Chess Player"
If one means the United States in saying “America’ (one needs to disambiguate the term as the U.S.A. or one would need to default to North and… Read more "Why the USA is Unique"