THE SIGNS

This is a rather too literary piece I wrote for The Kansas City Business Journal in 1985, at the height of the Reagan Presidency and Iran-Contra. I must have sensed which way the wind was blowing, where the country was heading culturally. Despite its surreal symbolism, “The Signs” is, if anything, more relevant in the … More THE SIGNS

COVID-19 $2.7 Relief Bill Could Create Corporate Slush Fund, Increase Inequality

U.S. Senate leaders have reached a deal with the White House on an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package to battle economic freefall caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate deal would send $1,200 checks to most American adults, with another $500 per child. It would create a half-trillion-dollar program to loan money to U.S. corporations … More COVID-19 $2.7 Relief Bill Could Create Corporate Slush Fund, Increase Inequality