Is Universal Basic Income The Way Forward?

Universal Basic Income is a concept that has been recently circulating in the minds of reformers and social engineers. For those who may not be familiar with the concept, Universal Basic Income (UBI) is an economic policy proposal with the aim of reducing poverty by guaranteeing income to every adult. Kenya, Finland, and Ontario, Canada are launching test programs for UBI, so there is talk of the feasibility of it here in the United States. In this era of right wing political reaction, which follows a post 2008 economy where millions of people are still scraping by, the proposal of...
Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Good evening, my readers. I hope everything is well with you all. As you can see from the above picture, I have an upcoming feature. I’m back on the scene with my poems, and intend to keep promoting them.  For those who follow me on social media, you may have heard me mention that I recently had the opportunity to read one of my poetic pieces during the Black Power Open Mic “First Friday” events last week. It was an exhilarating experience.  I’m looking forward to this event in May  and other shows where I can recite my material. This...