Add One More to My Growing List of Unintended Consequences

It's been a recurring theme in my posts - unintended consequences. I find the topic fascinating because the unintended consequence is usually something I would have never thought of. For instance: A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a possible downside to peace - the destruction of rainforests. I've also written about the unintended … Continue reading Add One More to My Growing List of Unintended Consequences

Why Is There Even a Debate about Trying to Help the Poor?

The New York Times Magazine had a wonderful, but at the same time depressing, story about what it's like to be poor in the United States today. Written by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Matthew Desmond, the article offers insight into world of poverty, and provides evidence and sound reasoning as what is the best way … Continue reading Why Is There Even a Debate about Trying to Help the Poor?