Blog Category: Economy

Is College Still Worth It? (Wherein Hasan Minaj Calls Me Out)

Hasan Minaj called me an a**hole on “Patriot Act” last night. Here’s the video. Start around 4:00 to see ME. But the entire show is worth watching. I’m a big fan of…

Hasan Minaj called me an a**hole on “Patriot Act” last night. Here’s the video. Start around 4:00 to see ME. But the entire show is worth watching. I’m a big fan of the show and I like the simple format. This episode was about whether college is worth it. I think by the end of […]

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The Great Hypocrisy of 2020

OK, I surrender. This a simulation we’ve been put into where the gamemaker is saying, “Let’s see how INSANE we can make the world seem before they CRACK!” And some multidimensional gods…

OK, I surrender. This a simulation we’ve been put into where the gamemaker is saying, “Let’s see how INSANE we can make the world seem before they CRACK!” And some multidimensional gods are placing bets on who will crack first or what event will make the most people implode in a combination of loathing and […]

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Economy, Protests, Virus… Everything You Need to Know About the New Abnormal

These are tender times. The system we live in is being questioned. As any system always should be. This newsletter issue takes a look at exactly where we are right now on…

These are tender times. The system we live in is being questioned. As any system always should be. This newsletter issue takes a look at exactly where we are right now on the virus, lockdowns, stimulus, protests, and opportunities. Based on hundreds of conversations with healthcare officials and experts, economists, government members, investors, and entrepreneurs, […]

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What They’re Not Telling You About the Protests with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

Eric Adams is the Brooklyn Borough president. He’s also running for mayor. You probably remember the last time he came on my podcast (check out the episode here). He talked about why…

Eric Adams is the Brooklyn Borough president. He’s also running for mayor. You probably remember the last time he came on my podcast (check out the episode here). He talked about why he became a police officer… and how being physically beaten by the police inspired him to make change. Now, he’s back on to […]

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Disasters Will Always Be Trending: Ask These 3 Questions

It was exactly midnight, so (as Mercedes told me to do) I smashed the coconut in the middle of the West Side Highway. Things are going to get better, I thought, when…

It was exactly midnight, so (as Mercedes told me to do) I smashed the coconut in the middle of the West Side Highway. Things are going to get better, I thought, when I saw the coconut all over the highway. It was March 2002. My second baby was born the night before. On 9/11, I […]

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Stocks Are Going Up!: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The lockdown is ending. And the stock market is going up.  First, the lockdown is ending. Not because governments are opening up. But because people are.  Elon Musk said, “Screw you!” to…

The lockdown is ending. And the stock market is going up.  First, the lockdown is ending. Not because governments are opening up. But because people are.  Elon Musk said, “Screw you!” to California and he opened up his factory and nobody stopped him. This is what government should look like. Power for the people except, […]

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The Only Stimulus Package That Has Any Hope of Saving the Economy

Listen. We only have one more chance to get the economy working again.  The last stimulus package and the one being proposed right now both seem to have decent intentions but both…

Listen. We only have one more chance to get the economy working again.  The last stimulus package and the one being proposed right now both seem to have decent intentions but both are missing the target. And they are missing it for stupid, partisan reasons.  Here is the issue: This quarter, the economy will spend […]

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