U.S. Cities Relative to Income- Infographic

By Anastasia Ivanov In a post-2008 economy, a great many people still struggle to make ends meet every month. With dwindling opportunities to break free from the poverty trap, most people constantly look for new ways to earn a few extra dollars. This is, perhaps, not the most effective approach. The many rising difficulties involved in increasing income make it less appealing by the year as an avenue for improving a family’s standard of living. Rather than struggling to increase income, many people would benefit from seeking to decrease expenses. While this may not seem like the best way to...
Bronx Book Fair 2017 Reflections 

Bronx Book Fair 2017 Reflections 

The Bronx Book Fair this past Saturday is an event that has become a fixture on the New York literary scene. I participated as a vendor, as I have in past years. I am glad to inform those of you reading, that this event was a success, and it was an eventful day. There were a lot of panels, and they had a live music performance at the end of the event that evening. Some of the Book vendors present there were Revolution Books, Riverdale Avenue Books, and The Lit Bar.   Among the other writers present this year were...

Single Payer Health Care Must Be Put Back On The Table

Good morning all. I’m sure many of you have heard about the deplorable decision of House Republicans Thursday. Yesterday, Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act. This is the first steps that they are taking to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill has to go through the Senate, but at this point there is very little reason to believe that they will vote differently there. Which leads to the difficult question of what should happen now. To that, I have this to say. I don’t say this lightly, but it is...
Author Profile: Meet Ni’cola Mitchell

Author Profile: Meet Ni’cola Mitchell

  Greetings, my readers. In this publishing industry, I have come across a good number of Bloggers who have also become Authors. Ni’cola Mitchell  is one such person. Ni’cola who writes over at The Pen of Nicola, is the author of several books, and has a new book out “Blurred Lines.” We take some time to speak with her about her latest book as well as her other endeavors. Polite On Society: Who is Ni’cola Mitchell and where are you from? Ni’cola Mitchell: Ni’cola Mitchell is a Mother, Daughter, Business Woman, Sister, and Friend. I grew up in Las Vegas,...