Jeremy’s 2016 Voter Guide for the June 7th California Primary and SF Election

I’ve written up my voter guide for the June 7th elections. Read the short version or the long version with more background information. The Short Version Offices Party-Nominated Offices President of the United States: Bernie Sanders Voter-Nominated Offices United States Senator: Kamala Harris United States Representative: Preston Picus State Senator: Scott Weiner Member, State Assembly: … Continue reading Jeremy’s 2016 Voter Guide for the June 7th California Primary and SF Election

Which Percent are You? — The Actual Income Distribution in the United States

There’s been a lot said and written about income and wealth inequality in the United States recently, but most of it refers to he-said-she-said quotes and data and statistics. I thought it was time to actually dive into the primary source data to see what the real story is. And the real story is that … Continue reading Which Percent are You? — The Actual Income Distribution in the United States

American Attitudes

Compassionate Community or You’re On Your Own? I believe there are two fundamentally opposing attitudes that are most responsible for shaping the current political discourse. One attitude, which I’ll call the You’re On Your Own Attitude: In America you need to figure it out on your own. No one owes you anything. You need to … Continue reading American Attitudes