Category Archives: 9 to 5

Anomie and the threat to American Democracy

Anomie is the breakdown of social norms resulting in an increase in “deviant” behavior. As the concept has evolved over time, the role of economic immobility has become a key area of research interest as a primary driver of abnormal social behavior. Continue reading

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Why isn’t gambling considered capital gains? Deconstructing the conversation about capital formation and taxation

The conversation about capital gains taxes, a higher income tax for higher incomes and capital formation needs to be broken down. First, not all forms of investment are equal. Some are about growing the economy by growing a business and … Continue reading

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Post modern career daze

Participated in a career day at PS 278 this week. Nine days after being laid off. Was a little worried about talking about careers to children without having a job. But it worked out fine. Was talking last week about … Continue reading

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