A nation is a family. Like a family, a nation offers support to the member who, in turn, support the family — pay taxes, remain loyal, and maybe even defend the homestead when needed. What this big family called a nation owes its members varies depending on its resources and state of well-being. The point…Read More

A recent study by Oxfam published this startling statistic: the wealth of the 85 richest people in the world equals the wealth of the 3.5 billion poorest. It’s a dangerous set of numbers, because when the global economy keeps widening the gap between rich and poor, societies get more and more unstable. In this post…Read More